Steven D. Brown started teaching at Olathe High School in 1972. He served as assistant principal at Santa Fe Trail Junior High from 1974 to 1982. Mr. Brown became principal at Santa Fe Trail in 1982, and remained in that position until his untimely death on May 21, 1992.

Mr. Brown loved sports. He played basketball in college, coached at Olathe North and was an avid golfer. He was a member of the Olathe Christian Church and was active in community service, serving as chair of the Gardner Planning Commission for 10 years and as president of the Gardner Lions’ Club.

This memorial scholarship was established by Jeanne Brown Geiger in Steve’s honor to benefit students of the Olathe School District.

Applications are due the Friday after Spring Break. For more information, please contact the counseling office at your Olathe School District high school.