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The Glen Wilbur Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Glen Wilbur was a principal in the Lake Central (Madison) School District for 34 years. Members of the Class of 1970 founded this endowment in the Fall of 2015, following their 45th Class Reunion as a way to express their gratitude for the education they received at Madison High School.

Glen Wilbur was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. He served in the US Army in the South Pacific in World War II. He married Lois Clark of Beresford, SD. They moved to Vermillion, SD, where Glen attended the University of South Dakota, graduating in 1952. He taught and coached at Lincoln Elementary School in Madison for four years. While earning his Master's degree from USD in the summers, he taught, coached and was Principal at Washington Elementary for five years. He served another four years as Principal before moving to Madison Junior High School to be Principal for three years. He finished his career as Principal of Madison High School for 18 years, retiring in 1986.

The Glen Wilbur Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a MHS senior who is pursuing a degree in education.

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