Italian-American scholarship winners

May 09, 2017 1458

The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County will honor 10 scholarship winners and Outstanding Italian-American honoree Jack A. Barcelona at a dinner May 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. With this year’s awards, the organization will have given 190 scholarships to Washington County residents since 1992. Dinner tickets are available by calling Dennis Urso at 724-299-3295.

The scholarships are $3,000 each and are awarded through application of criteria that includes a one-page essay expressing their insights as a member of an Italian-American family; high academic achievement with at least a 3.5 grade-point average in a rigorous college-bound curriculum; participation and evidence of leadership in co-curricular activities; and a strong recommendation by a school staff member or official.

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