He is the fifth Jones recipient of an Alumni Achievement Award, it having previously gone to his grandmother, Burnette Jones, both parents, Barry and Carole Jones, and his uncle Denny Jones
Bob Morgan, past president of the Alumni Association and member of the WSU Foundation and Athletic Council, presented the award.
Jones graduated from WSU in 1979 with bachelor’s degrees in business administration and management information systems. That same year, National Risk Insurance Managers Society selected him to attend its national conference in
While a student, he participated in a number of WSU activities and clubs, including Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, the WSU Freshman Baseball Team and the WSU Yell Squad.
“Scott is a very loyal Cougar, both vocally and visually, and is a well-known advocate of WSU in
His community service efforts include his time as co-chair of the Spokane School District No. 81 school levies for a number of years and as chair of the Inland Empire Children’s Miracle Network Telethon the past six years, culminating in 2003 with more than $1,000,000 raised.
Jones also volunteers his time to WSU as a President’s Associates member and is a visiting instructor for the
His memberships include the board of directors for the Greater Spokane Chamber Of Commerce, the Spokane Downtown Rotary Club No. 21, public television’s Friends of Seven and the YMCA. He is the benefit chair for the Epicurean Delight event for the Deaconess/Valley Healthcare Foundation, chairs the alumni advisory board and has been chapter adviser for WSU’s Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity for the last eight years.
Jones was born at