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Lucy Scillia Scholarship Available To Graduating Orange Seniors

July 2, 2024
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The Friends of the Case Memorial Library is now accepting applications for its annual Lucy Scillia $2,000 Scholarship.  The Scholarship is awarded to a local public or private high school Senior who is a resident of Orange and plans to continue education at an accredited institution of higher learning.  

Applications may be downloaded at www.casememorial  Applicants must submit an application, references and high school transcript.   Completed applications may be mailed or dropped off at the Case Memorial Library, c/o President of the Friends of the Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, CT 06477.   The deadline for submission is April 1. 

The winner will be announced in May and presented with the Scholarship at the annual May meeting of the Friends.

The Scholarship is a tribute to the late Lucy Scillia, an Orange resident and a cherished member of the Friends of the Library.   Lucy had a fulfilling career as a school librarian.  She also served on the Town Library Commission.  In retirement, she participated in the Adopt-A-Reader Program at Peck Place School,  volunteered to read to youngsters at the Holy Infant Preschool and served as a library aide at the Orange Senior Center.   

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