Anthony and Dianne Meda

Anthony and Dianne Meda

Anthony and Dianne Meda created the Louis F. Meda and Angeline L. Meda-MacKellar Scholarship in 2011 in memory of Anthony’s mother and father.

Born in 1911 Angie graduated from Lowville Academy with the Class of 1930. Angie married Louis F. Meda on October 6th, 1936 and in November the same year, they opened the Corner Pharmacy in downtown Lowville. She worked behind the counter with Louie for nearly forty years. Through those years, the soda fountain became a favorite gathering place enjoyed by many for its warm and friendly atmosphere. Angie is remembered for her quick walk, stylish way and ready smile. Louis died in October 1972 and the pharmacy closed in 1975. Angie married Dr. Robert S. MacKellar of Tenafly, NJ on February 1st 1986. They enjoyed traveling, reading the New York Times and doing crossword puzzles together. Bob died in September 1999.


This scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional student who is a Lowville Academy graduate, has financial need and is enrolled in a program leading to a career in the medical field. If there isn’t a student from Lowville Academy the scholarship can be awarded to a student who meets the other three criteria.