Scholarship Program

48th Annual LAC Scholarship Award Dinner at the Amber Room  - June 17, 2021

We are proud to announce the 48th Annual Lebanon-American Club Scholarship Awards to be presented to a Club member's son or daughter on Thursday, June 17, 2021.  The graduating recipients will be recognized for academic achievement, fine character and leadership ability. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals who plan to pursue higher education and who demonstrate their ability to achieve academic success. This year the following graduating seniors will be honored and  awarded:                            
Alexandra Terzis and Keily Bourjeili 

 

                           The 2020 graduates were invited to be recognized at the formal event. 


          L to R: Dana Elkhoury, Nick Dimyan, Molly Mead, Maron Salame, Leyia Istambouli

    Separately, we also congratulates Sarah Fayad who received the special Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship 


Until Next Year..
Applications submission deadline for eligible graduates (see eligibility and application below) is Monday May 3rd. This should include all requested materials. Interviews will be scheduled remotely shortly after.  Currently we plan on having a program book and formal dinner at the Amber Room.

*******************************************************************************
Ways to contribute to the Scholarship Program:
- In Memory of a loved one or close friend who recently passed (Any Amount).
- Establish an Annual Memorial Scholarship Gift for a specific amount ($250, 300, 500, 1000, etc.) to be included in the award amount given a graduate the year of. A Memorial Page will be added to program book .
-  Support the program by taking an ad in the annual program book. Please See Details below.

For any of the above methods, make a check payable to LAC  Scholarship Fund, make note for the purpose, and mail to Lebanon American Club,  22 West Street Danbury, CT 06810.
********************************************************************************

 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS are as follows:

1.  Applicant must be graduating from high school, prep school, or trade school this school year.
2.   Applicant must be continuing education in at least a two year program such as college, junior college, nursing school or other educational institution.
3.  Applicant must be the son or daughter of a member of the Lebanon-American Club or member of the Ladies Auxiliary who is single mother.  Father (or mother in the case of the Auxiliary) must be a member in good standing for at least two years, this year as  of January 2019.
4.  Applicants must complete the scholarship application, essay and submit Digital photo of himself/herself (Closeup/Passport Photo like) no later than Monday, May 3, 2021.
5.  Applicants are asked to provide personal information including names of parents, the high school attended, college choice, future goals, etc.
6.  Scholarship Selection Committee will interview each applicant at appointments to be scheduled after submission of scholarship application.

Scholarship applicant's attendance is required at the Dinner on June 17, 2021, to be eligible for any award, exceptions will be made for extreme circumstances and Covid-19 related.  While formal invitations will be mailed please save the date and note reservations are required by Wed. May 28, 2021 
            WHERE:                    The Amber Room Collannade
                                                            1 Stacey Road,  DanburyCT
                        WHEN:                       Thursday, June  17, 2021
                        TIME:                         6:00 PM Cocktails (Cash Bar), 7:00 PM Dinner      

See Application, Dinner and Program Book Forms Below... You may print or Copy and Paste into a word document(s).

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Copy and Paste into Word:

Application:
The Lebanon American Club
of Danbury, Connecticut, Inc.
22 WEST STREETDANBURYCONNECTICUT  06810
SCHOLARSHIP CANDIDATE APPLICATION

STUDENT’S NAME:__________________________________________
ADDRESS:  _________________________________________________
TELEPHONE:________________________________________________
EMAIL: ____________________________________________________
MEMBER'S NAME: __________________________________________
MOTHER'S NAME: __________________________________________
HIGH SCHOOL:  ____________________________________________
Please provide your high school and community experiences by completing this form
(using additional pages as necessary) and return along with 2 photographs
(digital format preferred) suitable for reprinting in local newspaper and Dinner
Program book no later than Monday May 3rd, 2021:

You may submit your application and photographs via email:  davidjcappiello@gmail.com
Or via U.S Mail to: 

David Cappiello, Co-Chair
Lebanon Club Scholarship Committee
c/o 31 Old Farm Hill Road                                                                             
NewtownCT  06470

Please have your guidance counselor submit a copy of your transcript and two
letters of recommendation to the email or address above No Later than Monday
May 3rd. Even if your transcripts are not available by the deadline please
submit your otherwise completed application by the deadline. Contact
David Cappiello at (203) 240-3715 with any questions. 

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: (clubs, student government, music & stage productions
and sports etc.)

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS RECEIVED:


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:


WORK EXPERIENCES:


HOBBIES:


FUTURE ACADEMIC PURSUIT:


ESSAY: Using a separate page in 150-200 words state the significance or special

meaning receiving a scholarship from the Lebanon-American Club has for you.












XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Lebanon American Club Scholarship Dinner RSVP by May 28th 
Number of people attending ____________ at $55.00 per person, total $ ______________
                                                ($65 per person for walk-ins and late reservations)
Names of all Persons Attending and Dinner Choice**

_____________________________    ___Chicken Francaise  ___Grilled Salmon ___ Prime Rib
_____________________________    ___Chicken Francaise  ___Grilled Salmon ___ Prime Rib
_____________________________    ___Chicken Francaise  ___Grilled Salmon ___ Prime Rib
_____________________________    ___Chicken Francaise  ___Grilled Salmon ___ Prime Rib
_____________________________    ___Chicken Francaise  ___Grilled Salmon ___ Prime Rib
** Vegetarian Dinner Choice available upon request.   

Your Name: _______________________________________________________
Address:__________________________________________________________
Phone:______________________ email: ________________________________

Make check payable to Lebanon American Club (LAC) & Mail to:


LAC Scholarship Committee
22 West Street
DanburyCT 06810

If you have any questions, please contact Ghassan & Betty Najm at 860-350-9740 or send an email to lebanonClub@att.net



XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX




                                                   LEBANON AMERICAN CLUB
SCHOLARSHIP DINNER PROGRAM BOOK FORM (Cancelled)

Please check your choice of Ad size:

Full pg.  _______ $140,    Half pg._______$75,   Quarter pg. _______$45
Name:  ___________________________________________
Address: __________________________________________
Street:___________________________________________
City: _______________________ State _____________ Zip-code_________________
Phone:______________________ Email: _____________________________

We ask that you email your camera ready ad copy to: LebanonClub@att.net. If you cannot send via email you may mail to Lebanon Club Address below, NO LATER THAN May 28, 2021
(Please state the size of the ad in your email.)

Message: please use this option only if you cannot provide camera ready copy or state use the same as last year.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Make checks payable to: Lebanon American Club (LAC) & Mail your check by May 23rd to:
                          LAC Scholarship Committee
22 West Street
DanburyCT 08610

If you have any questions, please contact  Ghassan Najm at 860-350-9740



XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

In 2020 - Due to COVID-19, the Scholarship Award formal Dinner was Cancelled. Instead, a Clap Honk and Wave drive by with Take out Dinner at the Amber Room was held at  Friday Night July 10 was held.

2020 Graduates  recognized by the club are:
Kamil (Maron) Salame of  Brunswick School
Leiya Istambouli, Dana El Khoury and Mary (Molly) Mead of Danbury High, 

                   And Nick Dimyan of New Fairfield High

                         

 




XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Congratulations to the 2019 Graduates, 46th Annual Scholarship Awards Recipients:
Vincent Delucia of Bedford NY
Joseph Merhi of Boca Raton FL
Rebecca Atallah of Watertown CT
Eli Nahom of New Milford CT  




Congratulation to 2018 Graduates, 45th Annual Scholarship  Awards Recipients: (from Left to Right)
                                           Connor Edward Gruda               Kamil Ramey
                                           Beth Anne McGuire                   Jason Taweh




Congratulation to 2017 Graduates, 44th Annual Scholarship  Awards Recipients: (from Left to Right)
                                        Spencer A. Mead - Danbury HS;      Mia Nahom     - New Milford HS ; 
                                        Andreah Orr - Danbury  HS;            Cross Binette   - Pauling HS; 



Congratulations to our 2016 Graduates, 43rd annual Scholarship Awards Recipients (left to Right):                                        Ryan Ramey, Danielle Reisert,  Chloe Haddad,  
                                  Jena Bourjeili, Griffin Henley and Jared Shakro.

We also were honored to have Ghassan El-Eid,  Ph.D., Associate Professor in Middle Eastern Studies at Central State University, as the guest speaker. Theme: Education: the investment that pays the best dividend".
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX


The Lebanon American Club and Ladies Auxiliary had awarded duing the 42nd annual scholarships to eight graduates in 2015, left to right:
        Jackson Nahom, Cooper J. Mead,  Alyssa Enright, Paula Atallah, 
          Elizabeth Asmar,  Caroline Bruno, Ricky Jowdy and William Orr.



Sincerely,
Mark Chory & Ghassan Najm                                                                                               
Co-Chairs,  LAC Scholarship Committee 

Congratulations to past Lebanon American Club Scholarship Recipients


                                                                   2012 Graduates








                                                                    2008 Graduates