DaVinci Society: Honoring Italian roots, while helping students succeed

Dec 18, 2017 810

BY: Annalise Knudson

When 21-year-old Charles Poveromo was applying to college, he knew tuition costs wouldn't be cheap. But when he toured Wagner College on Grymes Hill as a Tottenville High School student, he learned of the DaVinci Scholarship -- given to an Italian-American student each year by the DaVinci Society of Wagner College.

"I probably wouldn't be at Wagner if it wasn't for the scholarship," he said. "It was such a weight off my shoulder. I was seriously concerned about being able to go to school. I'm grateful for what they've done for me."



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SOURCE: http://www.silive.com

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