Lucille Boston Dickens Music Scholarship

Established in 1999, this endowed scholarship honors the memory of Lucille Boston Dickens, one of the University's first graduates in music. The award is made possible by donations from friends and family members.

Criteria

  • Recipient must be a voice student enrolled in the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance
  • Demonstrates exceptional vocal talent
  • Maintain an minimum overall 3.0 GPA
  • Participate in the annual scholarship audition process

History

Awarded to a meritorious vocal student in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance, this scholarship honors the memory of Lucille Boston Dickens. Mrs. Dickens graduated from Colorado A&M in 1940 with one of the first degrees in vocal music. While an undergraduate at Colorado A&M, she was president of Delta Delta Delta social sorority.

Mrs. Dickens later founded and directed the choir at North Park Community Church, as well as the Women's Club Choir. She was also active in the Cowbelles organization and was president of the Wool Growers Auxiliary and the North Park Women's Club. After she and her husband retired from the ranching business, Mrs. Dickens became actively involved in Longmont community groups, including PEO Chapter M.

She was past president of the Sunshine Club and belonged to First Congregational United Church of Christ, the Wednesday Music Club and the Women's Fellowship. She also volunteered at Longmont United Hospital.