Give Back


Harding Charter Preparatory High School’s graduation is a special event. Graduating from the number one high school in Oklahoma and top 150 high schools in the nation according to the Washington Post is a great achievement. The Harding Charter Preparatory High School Community is an amazingly generous community giving scholarship monies to help all students achieve their dreams of graduating from a four year college or university. The following groups and people contribute annually to HCP’s graduating classes. Harding Charter Prep’s graduating classes earn large sums of scholarship monies typically earning over $3 million or more. We are very thankful to the organizations and scholarships set-up to help our students succeed. If you are interested in setting up a scholarship in specific name or memorial please contact Principal Dr. Miller at for specific details and scholarships can be established at $1,000.00 or more. Thank you to the following donors:

Oklahoma City Community Foundation 

Harding Charter Preparatory High School Parent Organization 

Harding Alumni Association 

Harding Charter Preparatory High School Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser 

John Barresi is awarded through the Oklahoma City Community Foundation - The John Barresi Memorial scholarship for $5,000 is awarded to a student who overcomes challenges. Janet Barresi co-founder of Harding Charter Preparatory High School. 

June McCharen is awarded through the Oklahoma City Community Foundation - It is our mothers who become our true heroes many times and for Johnny McCharen it was his mother June who was emphatic that he attended Harding. He gives a lot of credit to his success as being a Harding graduate. Therefore, he honors his mother by giving two June Mitchell McCharen Memorial scholarship for $2,500 each.

Jan Kordisch—Larry Kordisch and family scholarship - Larry Kordisch has served on our board from the very beginning. He and his wife, Jan, were also very instrumental in their contributions at this school’s beginning. Jan has since passed, but since the Kordisch’s always hold HCP close to their hearts, their friends and family established a scholarship 9 years ago in her name. 

Dorothy Prosser Keller - The Dorothy Prosser Keller Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a young woman who sees humor as her means to meet life’s challenges. This scholarship is given in memory of Harding Alum, Dorothy Prosser-Keller, from her sisters. 

Richard Caram - The Richard Caram scholarship is provided by the man who gave this school life and vision, the Richard Caram scholarship in the amount of $1,000 goes to a student who attends UCO and plans on becoming a teacher. 

The Carole Kelley AVID Scholarship – Advancement Via Individual Determination is the foundation of Harding Charter Preparatory High School’s success and Carole Kelley was a founding member of the school and vision. Four $500 scholarships are awarded to students in AVID. 

The Dr. Mark Sullivan Track and Field Scholarship - Presented to a student/athlete with sterling character and high athletic achievement.

BARBARA ANSPAUGH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND$500 each year to a worthy student going to college in memory of Barbara Anspaugh and her love for Harding. 

KAYLEIGH PETERS – BEYOND THE CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIPThis $1,000 scholarship aims to assist a graduating senior who has pushed beyond a challenge, such as a medical issue, or disability, or challenging life situation, while maintaining a positive attitude and continuing to pursue his or her goals. It is named in honor of Harding Charter Prep graduate Kayleigh Peters who persevered despite numerous medical challenges and was able to achieve a full scholarship to her first choice university. 


Harding Charter Preparatory High School is part of Amazon Smile! 

Shop at HOMELAND School ID 61037 – Sing up for a free Homeland One card. Once you ask the cashier to link your card to Harding Charter Prep, we receive a percentage of your grocery bill every time you shop! 

Shop at OFFICE DEPOT! School # 70203449 – Every time you shop at Office Depot, tell them you would like your purchase to go toward Harding Charter Prep and we receive 5% off your total bill. 

Save you BEST CHOICE UPC – For every 1000 UPC’s collected, we earn money. Turn in your cut out UPC’s to the office in a Ziploc bag whenever you are in the school. 

Save your TYSON A+ Labels! – Clip and save Project A+ labels from specially marked packages of Tyson products. Turn in your labels in a Ziploc bag whenever you are in the school. 


The school is always in need of Kleenex, copy paper, and Clorox wipes

$20 worth of donated items equals one Parent hour

Interested in donating directly to a teacher? Check out Donors Choose! Here are some current projects hosted by HCP teachers:

Time for an Upgrade! -- Ms. Villanueva


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