FSCC Receives Generous Donation from former Greyhounds

December 2, 2020

FSCC receives generous donation from Robert & Sylvia Bailey


Fort Scott, Ks–Fort Scott Community College received a generous donation from former Greyhounds Robert (Bob) and Sylvia Bailey for $100,000. FSCC is extremely grateful to the Bailey family for their continued support of the FSCC foundation and the greater Fort Scott community


“I was overwhelmed with Bob and Sylvia’s generosity when I opened their letter and saw the check! Bob and Sylvia’s continued support of Fort Scott Community College reflect their belief in giving back to their community. The Baileys are passionate about giving FSCC students the opportunity to accomplish their dreams, and helping FSCC have a positive economic impact on Bourbon County,”  FSCC President, Alysia Johnston said.


FSCC fosters an atmosphere of learning and supporting students to continue their education. The type of contribution given by Mr. and Mrs. Bailey is utilized to ensure students have a tremendous experience while attending FSCC and lay the framework for educating the next generation of leaders.


“I am extremely grateful for the unbelievably generous gift to the Fort Scott Community College foundation. Robert and Sylvia Bailey have been outstanding contributors to the college for many years. This latest gift shows their commitment to Fort Scott Community College and the future success of our campus,” said Chief Development Officer, Jeff Tadtman.   


FSCC is extremely thankful for all of Mr. and Mrs. Bailey’s contributions, which continue to positively impact student learning.


Photo of Robert and Sylvia by Gary Palmer-Captured Images