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Italian Cultural Center of Wester Mass announces scholarship winners

(Photo courtesy www.iccwm.org)

(Photo courtesy www.iccwm.org)

The Italian Cultural center of Western Massachusetts, Inc. will honor ten high school seniors who will receive Italian Cultural Center Scholarships on Monday, June 15, at St. Anne Country Club, 781 Shoemaker Lane in the Feeding Hills section.

The Italian Cultural Center Scholarships, sponsored by ICC members, the ICC and Springfield UNICO, recognize the accomplishments of young people of Italian heritage and to support their further studies.

The following six seniors received $1,000 each: the Italian Cultural Center Scholarship to Courntey Guertin (South Hadley High School); the George and Rose Tazzine Memorial Scholarship to Taylor Guertin (South Hadley High School); the Anthony J. Forastiere Memorial Scholarship to William Nardi (Chicopee Comprehensive High School); the Italo Gavazzi Scholarship to Katherine Bonavita (East Longmeadow High School); the Aurelia Gavazzi Scholarship to Alyssa Pioggia (East Longmeadow High School); and the Dante Alighierei Scholarship to Stefania Falvo (Sabis International).

The following senior received the $600 Le Stelle d’Italia Scholarship: Andrew Smith (Minnechaug High School). The following three seniors received $500 each: the Robert G. DeCarlo Memorial Scholarship to Nico Sarkis (Cathedral High School); the Linda Rose Gallagher Memorial Scholarship to Arianna Cirelli (Cathedral High School); and the Springfield UNICO Scholarship was awarded to Chris LaZazzera (Agawam High School).

This event is open to members and non-members reservations are required. The cost is $35 per person. Call Sandi Vella at (413) 736-8502 to make your reservations. Deadline for reservations is Friday, June 5.

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