On March25th 2007, Scott Argabrite
was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer. Scott died six months later
on September 20th. He leaves behind his young wife Lisa and a two year
old daughter Whitney.
Sott was a three sport stand out at Preston
High, class of 92, earning All-State honors in both basketball and track.
He continued his basketball career at Waynesburg College being named to
the Div. III All-American team his Junior and Senior years.
At the time of his death Scott,
"Coach A", was teaching and coaching at St. James Middle School
in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Scott lived and coached with a heart
full of love and a willingness to share it with others. Therfore, The
Scott Argabrite Foundation has been established to allow this heart of
love to continue to touch the lives of young student-athletes in both SC
In Myrtle Beach a scholarship has
been established in Coach A's memory. Initially, it will be awarded to a
graduating senior of St. James High School who played for Scott and later
to an individual desiring to be a teacher.
In Kingwood a Memorial Park is being
planned. The Scott Argabrite Memrial Park will include playground
equipment for children, a fitness trail, and two covered basketball
Finally, there will also be assistance
provided to needy athletes in both WV and SC for summer basketball camps
as funds are available.