LCCC Receives Two Major Gifts

During 2021, LCCC received two gifts of approximately $1 million each from the generous contributions of two very special members of the LCCC community. 

Scholarship Supports Early Education Students at LCCC

A couple’s generous donation in memory of their daughter will help students pursue a degree in early childhood education at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Lisa Scheller Scholarship Helps Pay Tuition for LCCC’s Early College Students

A prominent business owner has expanded her long-standing scholarship at Lehigh Carbon Community College to include an exciting program that allows high school students to earn an associate degree.

Scholarship Donation Honors Accountant's Love of Education

Byron Shoemaker grew up in Lehighton with a strong work ethic and belief in education, and now his legacy will help many Lehigh Carbon Community College students pursue their dreams.

Shoemaker's sister, husband, and friend are the trustees of the Byron L. Shoemaker Foundation, which provided LCCC with a $300,000 gift to start a scholarship fund in Shoemaker’s memory.

LCCC Establishes Scholarship in Memory of Byron Shoemaker

Byron L. Shoemaker was always a strong believer in the community college mission.

When he passed away in February 2017, his family made a generous contribution to Lehigh Carbon Community College that will help provide scholarships to both full- and part-time students.

Donation helps fund LCCC art restoration project

When Lehigh Carbon Community College started taking a full inventory of its art collection, shipping and receiving clerk Dan Nagy was happy to lead the project.

Back in 2014, LCCC’s president, Dr. Ann Bieber, asked Nagy to take on the project of collecting all of the college’s art into one location. Nagy had inventories from 1988 and 1997 to reference, but they unfortunately didn’t include images of the pieces, their dimensions or where they were stored or displaye