This fund provides scholarships to students graduating from Aurora Central, Aurora Christian, East Aurora, Marmion Academy, Rosary or West Aurora High School.
Students entering the field of education, engineering, science, medicine or nursing are eligible to apply for these awards.
This fund was established by Arthur C. Schlicht in memory of his mother Helen Schlicht McGeachy.
Mrs. McGeachy (1910-1994) was a graduate of East Aurora High School.
An outstanding typist and secretary, she ultimately became secretary to the presidents of CA&E Railway and Walker Process Equipment of Aurora.
Arthur Schlicht was vice-president/national sales manager at Walker Process Equipment.
He holds a degree in chemical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
This fund was created in 1994 and established as an endowment in 1995.