The Richard J. and Marilyn J. Michelini Scholarship Endowment Fund was created to provide scholarships to students who reside within the incorporated area of the Village of Montgomery.
Richard Michelini (1931-2003) was a graduate of Colorado State University. He served in the United States Army and was regional sales manager for Ciba-Geigy for thirty-three years.
Mr. Michelini served on the Montgomery Village Board and also was chairman of the Aurora Township Democratic Party.
Marilyn Michelini was the president of the Village of Montgomery. Previously, she served on the Kane County Board and the Village of Montgomery Board of Trustees.
Mrs. Michelini was a member of the DuKane Valley Council, Kendall County Mayors and Managers Association, Metro West Council of Governments, Kane County Storm Water Management Commission and the Fox valley United Way.
The Michelinis have five children.
Mrs. Michelini created this scholarship fund in 2005 as a tribute to her husband and as a meaningful way to assist the residents of the community she served. The fund became an endowment in 2008.