The Dean LaDue Memorial Scholarship

The Dean LaDue Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 by Mrs. Margaret LaDue, to preserve the memory of her beloved husband. Mr. LaDue was a graduate of Oswego State University, Brockport State University and the University of Rochester and was a WWII Army veteran. He served in the 5th Calvary Special Division and was among the first US troops to enter Japan during WWII. Mr. LaDue began his teaching career as a 5th grade teacher in Skaneateles and then went on to teach English, Social Studies, Chemistry and Physics in Port Byron. Mr. LaDue began teaching Math and Science in Auburn schools in 1963. He retired from Auburn Enlarged City School District in 1983.

Mr. LaDue met his dear wife Margaret while teaching in Weedsport. The two teachers married in 1948. The LaDue’s deeply value the importance of education and the teaching profession. Mr. LaDue’s student’s will remember him as a kind and soft-spoken gentle man with a passion for learning.

Scholarship Amount: $500
Number given: 2
This scholarship will be awarded an Auburn High School Senior who has maintained an academic average of 85% or greater in MATH and SCIENCE, and Intends to pursue a career in TEACHING MATH or SCIENCE, or if no candidate is found meeting the above criteria, this scholarship may be awarded to a student pursuing a career in the field of MATH, SCIENCE or NURSING.

Due Date: 4:00 PM  Friday, May 1, 2015  Application: Dean LaDue Scholarship Application Form

The AHS Guidance Office has applications and can provide you with a copy of your transcrips. All completed applications should be turned into the Guidance Office.


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