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Subjects Taught
Art I, Art II, Art III, Art IV, Spanish I, Spanish II


Grundy High School, Grundy, VA                                1986

Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands, VA  1988

  • Associates Degree in General Studies

Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA                             1990

  •  Bachelor of Arts in Art Education PK-12
  •  Minor in Mass Communications

University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska                  2015

  • Master of Arts in Education
  • Art Education concentration



William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, VA  1992-1993

  • Education Director

Buchanan County Public Schools, Grundy, VA       1995-present

  • Spanish and Art teacher in 7 Buchanan County Schools
  • Grundy High School teacher since 1999

Teaching Endorsements in:

  • Art Education PK-12
  • English
  • Spanish


I am Denys McClanahan Marcum from Grundy, Virginia.  I teach Spanish and Art at Grundy High School.  I love to draw, paint, go to concerts, interior and T-shirt design.  My husband is the band director at Patrick Henry High School.  We have two sweet, black labs named Lucy and Squirt.