BENEFITING: DERBY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
The Ross Hearn Vocal Music Excellence Scholarship Fund is intended to support Derby High School graduates that wish to continue studying vocal music after graduation from DHS. Ross Hearn taught vocal music at Derby High School for 32 years. His impact on thousands of students, due to his passion for music and his high expectations, is immeasurable. The lessons learned in Mr. Hearn's class were more than musical, they were life lessons. To this day, Mr. Hearn meets former students who remember him and thank him for the positive impact he had on their lives. Mr. Hearn also taught in Valley Center, Knoxville-Iowa, and Wichita North High School.