Bill T. Maker III (Memorial Scholarship)

Bill T. Maker III (Memorial Scholarship)

Bill Maker, Jr. is the son of Bill Maker III for whom the Bill T Maker III Memorial Scholarship was created.

Bill T. Maker III was an all-MBL performer for Marv Beguhl at North Salinas High. He played with two consecutive state-championship football teams as an all-conference center for Hartnell under Marv Grim. At the University of Rhode Island, he achieved two Yankee Conference titles as a center and outside linebacker. He capped his successful football career with a bachelor of science degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1987 and made his way into the produce business in Salinas. Though he passed away in 2007, he was inducted into the Hartnell College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2018 as a student-athlete/football.


The Bill T. Maker III Memorial Scholarship was established to support student football athletes transferring to a 4-year institution to continue playing football.