Mrs. Reilly (now deceased) received her Bachelor of Arts in home economics in 1916 from Washington State College. She taught home economics in Wilbur and Olympia, Washington and then in Alaska prior to her marriage to W. Newland Reilly in 1921. Mrs. Reilly was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
The income from this fund shall be used to award one or more scholarships to students whose major study is in the field of home economics. Eligible recipients must have class standing as a junior or senior or post-graduate student.