The 2019 Hoody Memorial Scholarship application has been released and submissions are due by Friday February 1st, 2019. The 2019 scholarship amount is $7,500.00 and will be mailed to the selected recipient’s college or university directly to be credited toward tuition. The application can be found at the SmarterSelect website or at the link provided below. The Hoody Memorial Scholarship is reserved for Lakota East and Lakota West graduates only and will be awarded to the student who possesses the same positive qualities that Hood exhibited throughout his life – a strong will, a desire to succeed, and “a little bit of grit.”


Graduating Senior at Lakota East or Lakota West High School

Expectations of Applicants/Scholarship Recipient

  • Depending on the number of applications submitted for the scholarship, an in-person interview may be held before a selection is made.
  • Recipient is to attend the Corey Hood Memorial Golf Outing & Dinner the same year as being selected as a recipient (typically held the first two weeks of August) and is encouraged to attend future events.
  • Recipient is to provide selection committee annual updates on their progress through post-high school education and beyond.

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Scholarship Application & Details