A native of South Carolina, Lucille and her husband came to Nevada in 1962. A stay-at-home mom with her small children, Lucille, nevertheless, found she was always volunteering at her children’s schools. Volunteering was still a part of Lucille’s life even as she worked full-time for Washoe County School District when her children were older. After her retirement she became even more active in the Reno/Sparks African American Community and has served on countless boards and committees. Lucille is the recipient of many accolades and awards.
Adin, Lucille – Sparks, Washoe
Lucille Adin was interviewed on September 11, 2017, by the Nevada Women’s History Project through a grant from the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation.