Duane Olson Memorial Scholarship Awaded
May 26, 2021
The 2021 recipient of the $500 Duane Olson Memorial Athletic Scholarship is Kade Strutz, son of Kurt and Cheryl Strutz of Big Sandy. This award was established in May of 1997 by Jim and Marla Ray in remembrance of Duane Olson who graduated from Big Sandy High School with Jim in 1967.
The criteria for this award are that a senior student must excel in two or more sports, participating at the State level, throughout their high school career, carry a minimum 2.00 GPA, and be recognized as the most outstanding athlete in the school.
When Duane graduated from Big Sandy High School, he was consid...