The Amerigo Vespucci Society (AVS) of Long Branch New Jersey has announced the recipients of their annual academic scholarships. This year's scholarships, to be applied for the 2020 Fall semester, have been awarded to two New Jersey high school seniors. The first recipient, Eros Bottino, is a recent graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Lincrof...

Five New Jersey students, including one from Lyndhurst, have won the 2020 Silvio Laccetti Foundation’s Garibaldi Award, given annually to graduating high school seniors of exceptional merit in Italian studies and school/community activities. Gabriella Bruno of Lyndhurst High School, who plans to study elementary education and history at the College...

UNICO National Hillsborough Chapter is looking for a young woman who can represent the township’s Italian American community for the 2020-21 term.  Applicants must fit the following criteria: At least 50% Italian; A resident of Hillsborough; Plan to continue her education; Between the ages of 18 to 25 years old; Must be comfortable speaking in publ...

The Royal Gorge Lodge #2866 Sons and Daughters of Italy are proud to announce the recipients of their 2020 Scholarships. These awards for $1,000 each are based on heritage essays, letters of recommendation and scholastic work. The recipients for this year are Haley Meigs-Sanders, Laiken O’Rourke and Joseph Carochi of Cañon City, and Katie Madic of...

Trinity High School graduate Emilio B. Borello, son of Vincent and Judi Borello of Washington, has received the Primo Italiano Lodge 2800 Italian American Heritage $2,500 scholarship. An Honor Student, Borello won the Trinity High School PTA Academic Excellence Award, American Legion Academic Achievement Award and Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board...

Some high school students are marking the mark and being honored for their good grades. The Italian American Cultural Club gave eight $1,000 scholarships to local students. The scholarships are in honor of past members of the club who passed away. "I felt really grateful when I got the scholarship," said Angelina Balzano. "The Italian American Cult...

With the Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation's annual dinner canceled, the organizations annual scholarship winners were honored with check presentations at the Paulo Busti monument next to the Holland Land Office Museum yesterday. Honored were: Rhorri Fix, Kiaya Condidorio, Chris Gualtieri, Jake Torcello, Isabella Riner, and Megan Smith. Each student...

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 awards scholarships at the end of each school year to students across the region who have excelled in a specific subject area and demonstrate a strong ability to continue on to a successful college career. On Saturday, June 13th the organization awarded 18 scholarships.  “We are immensely proud of our Scholarsh...

On June 4 the Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National awarded their annual scholarships to their recipients at their homes.  They were Taylor Schmey, Stanley Duwal IV and Christopher Schoner.  All three demonstrated outstanding achievements in the classroom, community and school activities.  We'd like to congratulate them as they embark on the next c...

Italian swimmer Ilaria Murzilli from Rome, Italy has verbally committed to Nebraska. She is expected to join the Cornhuskers in the fall of 2021. I am very happy to be able to announce my commitment to swimming and studying at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I chose this university because I am sure it can give me great opportunities for sports...