Multnomah Athletic Foundation Scholarships

We believe that participation in athletics
helps us reach our full potential

Athletics teaches us to learn, to grow, to compete to give it our all, to be graceful in victory and defeat.

Legends provide encouragement from the past.  Students are the energy for the future.

We are inspired by the people who are changing the world around them every day.

In 2015, $80,000 in scholarships helped 38 amazing young people.

Legacy and History

Joe Loprinzi


Joe inspired many people as an enthusiastic fitness instructor, an outstanding athlete and a supporter of education and youth athletics.  He believed in physical fitness.  Every day Joe’s spirit and memory motivates many to seize the day, take the stairs and work hard while having fun.  The Loprinzi Scholarship Program enables individuals to get a start on college and follow their dreams. Click to learn more.

James and Marion Miller

The Millers’ support to education and the arts in Oregon demonstrates leadership and commitment to their community.  Their gift to the Foundation celebrates the energy and accomplishments of the 28 area high school MAC Scholar Athletes.  Each recipient receives a scholarship upon graduation to continue their post-secondary education. Click to learn more.

The Houser Family


Lincoln High School provided a formative experience for the three Houser brothers – Peter, Kent and Greg. The brothers appreciated the high academic standards and credit Lincoln with their many lifelong friends, love of sports and desire to continue learning. The scholarship is a way to give back and positively influence scholar athletes as they graduate from their alma mater. A scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior from Lincoln High School. Click to learn more.

Michael Scott Miller

Multnomah Athletic Foundation Scholarships Michael Scott Miller

Michael’s physical effort, attitude and dedication to the sport of gymnastics inspired his coaches, teammates and parents. He was a national caliber athlete and member of the Multnomah Athletic Club. A scholarship is awarded in Michael’s honor to a member of the Multnomah Athletic Club men’s gymnastics team for college education. To donate, click HERE.

Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis started her gymnastic career when she was 58. Most gymnasts start their careers in the sport when they are 5 or 6 years old. Phyllis’ dedication to the sport so inspires the club’s gymnastic community that they created a scholarship bearing her name. A scholarship will be awarded, starting in 2018, to a MAC female gymnast for college education who demonstrate her passion for the sport, dedication to excellence and ability to inspire others.  To donate, click HERE.

Fay Sasser

Fay inspired people in her quiet way.  She was a consummate professional who remembered hundreds of faces and names every day.  Fay was a dedicated employee of the Multnomah Athletic Club. Scholarships are given annually to support the continuing education of Multnomah Athletic Club employees or their dependents. Click to learn more.

Stephani Turner

Stephani Turner was a swim coach at the Multnomah Athletic Club.  Her spirit, attitude and dedication to her team and athletes are remembered.  The annual scholarship is awarded to a member of the Multnomah Athletic Club swim team.

Mel Fox

Mel Fox led by example. He was proud graduate and athlete from Franklin High School. In his professional career, Mel served as the Athletic Director and General Manager of the Multnomah Athletic Club. A scholarship is given annually to a graduating high school senior from Franklin High School.