Scholarships

LAF Scholarship PlaqueThe Lyndonville Area Foundation oversees the following scholarships at Lyndonville High School:

  • Josie Gracey Scholarship: First awarded in 1993 in memory of Josie Plummer Gracey. Josie Gracey was born in 1889 and a 1908 graduate of Lyndonville High School. She was a long-time resident of Lyndonville.
  • The Mabel I. Stroyan Scholarship was established in 1998 and is presented in honor of Mabel Stroyan, a life-long resident of Lyndonville and a 1920 graduate of Lyndonville High School. She had a keen interest in science, earning her B.S. in Botany from Wells College. This scholarship is given with preference for a female who will major in science.
  • The Director’s Scholarship was first presented in 1999 and is in honor of, or in memory of, an individual who served as a member or Director of the Lyndonville Area Foundation.
  • The Frank B. Housel, Jr. Scholarships are presented through the generosity and in memory of Frank B. Housel, Jr, a life-long resident of Lyndonville and a 1936 graduate of Lyndonville High School. Mr. Housel earned his bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College. Two Housel scholarships are presented each year beginning in 2006.
  • The Wilson-Skinner Scholarship was first presented in 2008. This scholarship was established through the kindness and generosity of Mr. Donald O. Skinner, a 1950 graduate of Lyndonville Central School and his mother, Ruth Wilson, also a graduate of Lyndonville.
  • Trevor T. Cook Memorial Scholarship was first awarded in 2012. The scholarship is in honor of the late Marine Sgt. Trevor T. Cook, a graduate of Lyndonville Central School. Sgt. Cook perished in a Marine helicopter training accident. This scholarship is in his honor and is presented annually by the Cook family in conjunction with the Lyndonville Area Foundation.
  • The Founders Memorial Scholarships are awarded in collective honor of the founders and original members and directors of the Lyndonville Area Foundation. The Founders Memorial Scholarships were first awarded in 2018.

The above plaques are located outside the Stroyan Auditorium and lists the different scholarships and recipients.