Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America John Michael Marino Foundation Inc., Port Washington announced its high school graduating Class of 2020 Scholarships, Awards, and Local Charities Awards recipients.
Paul D. Schreiber High School graduates John Alexander, Benjamin Gallucci, and Grace Livio were recipients of scholarships.
The Private John Michael Marino Memorial Award was presented to Paul D. Schreiber High School graduate Julie Cavallaro. Julie is also the recipient of The Grand Lodge of New York Foundation, Inc., District III Daughters & Sons of Italian Heritage Lodge No.2428 In Memory of Nicola Fiscina Scholarship.
Dante Medals for Excellence in the Study of the Italian Language were awarded to Paul D. Schreiber High School graduate Jack Fridman and Roslyn High School graduates Antonio Giammarino Jr. and Giulianna Cirrincione.
Paul D. Schreiber HIgh School graduate Chiara Carmen Maddison received the Italian Studies Award. The Gilda & Tony DiStefano Scholarship in Memory of Maria Bianco was awarded to Raul Lopez of the Henry Viscardi School.
Local Charities Awards were presented to American Cancer Society Port Washington Relay for Life, Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society, Landmark on Main Street, Long Island Youth for Christ, Our Lady of Fatima Church and Outreach, Poppy’s Special Friends, Port Counseling Center, Port Washington Fire Department – Fire Medics, Port Washington Library, Port Washington Manhasset Chapter of CancerCare, Port Youth Activities, St. Paul’s Benevolent Educational Foundation, and St. Peter of Alcantara Church and Outreach.