Scholarship Program

46th Annual LAC Scholarship Award Dinner - Wednesday June 5, 2019.  

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 or more) to be included in the award amount given a graduate. A Memorial Page will 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.

We are proud to announce the 46th Annual Lebanon-American Club Scholarship Awards to be presented to a Club member's son or daughter on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.  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 four graduating seniors will be honored and  awarded:
Rebecca Atallah of Watertown CT
Vincent Delucia of Bedford NY
Joseph Merhi of Boca Raton FL
                                       Eli Nahom of New Milford CT                                      


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 no longer married.  Father (or mother in the case of the Auxiliary) must be a member in good standing for at least two years prior to January 1st of the current year.
4.   Applicants must complete the scholarship application, essay and submit two photos of himself/herself no later than Monday, May 6, 2019.
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 5th, 2019, to be eligible for any award, exceptions will be made for extreme circumstances.  While formal invitations will be mailed please save the date and note reservations are required by Friday May 24, 2019 
            WHERE:                    The Amber Room Collanade
                                                            1 Stacey RoadDanbury, CT
                        WHEN:                       Wednesday, June  5, 2019
                        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).

Copy and Paste into Word:

The Lebanon American Club
of Danbury, Connecticut, Inc.

STUDENT’S NAME:__________________________________________
ADDRESS:  _________________________________________________
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 7th, 2018:

You may submit your application and photographs via email:

Or via U.S Mail to:                                              Mark Chory, Co-Chair
Lebanon Club Scholarship Committee
                                                                                c/o 23 Judith Drive
                                                                                Danbury, CT  06811

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 7th. Even if your transcripts are not available by the deadline please
submit your otherwise completed application by the deadline. Contact
Mark Chory at (203) 240-0731 with any questions. 

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






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.


Lebanon American Club Scholarship Dinner RSVP by May 24
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: _______________________________________________________
Phone:______________________ email: ________________________________

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

LAC Scholarship Committee
22 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810

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


                                                   LEBANON AMERICAN CLUB

Please check your choice of Ad size:

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

We ask that you email your camera ready ad copy to: If you cannot send via email you may mail to Lebanon Club Address below, NO LATER THAN May 24, 2019
(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
Danbury, CT 08610

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

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".

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.

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

Congratulations to past Lebanon American Club Scholarship Recipients

2012 Graduates

2008 Graduates