Reece selected for Distinguished Wall of Fame induction
A Harrisonville High School graduate will become the fifty-third alum inducted into the HHS Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame during Courtwarming activities at HHS on February 14.
Stuart Reece, Harrisonville High School Class of 1990, has 24 years of teaching and coaching experience. He has been recognized in both areas with numerous awards and honors, however, it is the lessons he teaches beyond the classroom and court that make Reece stand out.
Reece has been the boys and girls tennis coach for Lee’s Summit North since 2003.
As a coach, he was the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Missouri Tennis Coach of the Year in 2014. He was also the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Heart of America High School Coach of the Year in 2016. In 2013, he lead the girls’ team to become Kansas City’s only public school in MSHSAA tennis history to win a boys or girls’ state championship. He’s also served as a varsity assistant girls’ basketball coach at Lee’s Summit West and Lee’s Summit High School
Reece has been married to Rebekah for 23 years and have two daughters, Julia and Katie. Reece serves as a Deacon in the First Baptist Church of Lee’s Summit and he helps sponsor Club-121 at Campbell Middle School.
The public is invited to a reception to honor Reece from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14 in the Harrisonville High School library. He will be introduced to the community between the JV and varsity boys’ basketball games that night at approximately 6:45 p.m. in the gym.
Inductees are selected based on their significant contribution to their community or their field of work. Nominations are accepted continuously with the deadline for consideration each year on October 31.
For more information, contact the Harrisonville Public School Foundation at 380-2727, ext. 1224.