Lucy Scillia Scholarship Application

Sponsored by the Friends of the Case Memorial Library

Lucy Scillia devoted much of her life to instilling the love of reading in children. After a fulfilling career as a school librarian, Lucy continued to share her love of books through a variety of activities. She was responsible for establishing the library at the former Sacred Heart-St. Peter’s School in New Haven where she served as the school’s volunteer librarian. Lucy was a long-time member of the Friends of the Case Memorial Library, served on the Orange Town Library Commission, and was an active fundraiser for the Library. Lucy participated in the Adopt-A-Reader program at Peck Place School, regularly volunteered to read books to young children at the Holy Infant Preschool, and served as a library aide at the Orange Senior Center.

Eligibility: The Lucy Scillia Scholarship is available to a graduating high school senior who is a resident of the Town of Orange and is continuing their education at an accredited institution of higher education.

Scholarship Amount: $2,000

Application Deadline:  April 1

Application Instructions:

The Friends of the Case Memorial Library c/o President
Case Memorial Library
176 Tyler City Rd.
Orange, CT 06477

The recipient will be notified in May. The scholarship will be presented at the Friends of the Case Memorial Library’s annual meeting on May 18.