The Marv McCune Memorial Scholarship is given to any two seniors who:
Demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities, as well as in the classroom. Exhibit respect to Coaches, Referees, Teammates, Teachers, and Peers. Show dedication to classroom work, and invest time to better not only themselves but others.
3.0 GPA or above
Participation in extracurricular activities for at least three years.
$500 will be given to each recipient in the 2nd semester of their freshman year of college.
Marv was a life-long teacher and coach at De Smet High School. He admired kids’ dedication both in the classroom and in extracurricular activities. He always encouraged and brought out the best in his students and athletes. Marv was not just about sports. He encouraged everyone to participate in ALL extracurricular activities, including: Band, Choir, FFA, FCCLA, Theater, Oral Interp, and Athletics. Marv’s biggest legacy was instilling respect for others, as well as showing dedication and perseverance in everything one does.