Lucile Suit Memorial Culinary Scholarship

1914 Lucile Wilson born and raised in Wylam, Jefferson County, Alabama

1933 Married Huston Carl Suit and had four children.

1960 Widowed and known for her great cooking skills, baked cakes for local restaurants.

1961 Enrolled in Lunchroom Management Program with the Birmingham Public Schools System while working at the Alabama Power Company lunchroom.

1962 Graduated with honors; Lunchroom Manager at Wylam Elementary School where she attended as a child.

1962-1980 Loved and admired by students and faculty for her thoughtfulness and home-cooked school meals that included delicious yeast rolls and cinnamon rolls.

1981 Lucile passed away and would be honored to help others pursue a career in the fine art of cooking.

2013 Lucile Suit Memorial Culinary Arts Scholarship established in loving memory of an exceptional woman, daughter, sister, mother, and nana.


Since 2013, $1,247 has been awarded to 4 students during summer semester.