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Arlene (Raycroft) McGinn, a graduate of City Park Collegiate in Saskatoon, enrolled at the University of Saskatchewan (B. Ed., 1954) in 1950.
She played on the Huskiette basketball team for four years, highlighted by winning the Cecil Race Trophy in 1951-52 as Western Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union champions.
In four years with the volleyball team, it twice won the Sam Landa Trophy as WCIAU champions.
Arlene was awarded the Spirit of the Youth Trophy in her third season as the athlete best combining leadership, sportsmanship, academics and athletics.
As well as competing in two sports, Arlene was president of the Women's Athletic Board.
She went on to be a coach and administrator at high schools both in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The Dr. Arlene McGinn Trophy is presented annually to the top student-athlete in Calgary high school girls basketball.