Eunice Stone

Eunice Stone

Eunice Stone created the John H. and Eunice B. Stone Scholarship in memory of her late husband John. She is a Watertown High graduate and attended the Rochester Institute of Technology. Active in community affairs she served as Deacon, Elder, and chairperson of the 250th anniversary of the Stone Street Presbyterian Church. She was the president of the Watertown YWCA and an active 4H leader.

John Stone is a Watertown High graduate and attended Cornell University 1931. He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from Empire State College in 1975. He was very active in community affairs; served as president of the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension, past president of SCORE, board member of Blue Cross Blue Shield, The United Way board, board trustees of the YWCA, and the president of the local chapter of the Arthritis foundation and chairman of the board of trustees of Stone Street Presbyterian Church. John took over the operation of the family dairy farm on Dry Hill in 1942. He was appointed Assistant Commissioner in January 1959 from which he retired in 1973. In 1987 John received the distinguished service to Agriculture, presented by the Jefferson County Farm Bureau.


Established in 2001, this scholarship is awarded to a resident of Jefferson or Lewis County and preference is given to a part-time student.