Scholarships a plenty at annual celebration of Wyoming Area graduates

July 15th, 2015 11:25 am

For Sunday Dispatch


Carrie Pozaic was the recipient of the Maureen McHugh Aritz Women’s Business Memorial Scholarship. From left, first row, Debbie Pozaic, Carrie Pozaic, Tommy McHugh, Alexa McHugh. Second row, Sandy McHugh.
The recipients of the John Anthony ‘Beno’ Borzell Memorial Scholarship are, from left, first row, Dominick Forlenza, Alexa Malloy, Haley Stackhouse and Jude Polit-Moran. Second row, Kayla Forlenza, Cindy Borzell, Lisa Forlenza, Maureen Malloy, Ken Stackhouse, Andrea Stackhouse, Sami Lynn Polit-Panek, Mary Claire Borzell, Julianna Borzell and Brian Hastings. Third row, Lee Forlenza, Jeff Malloy, Dr. Brian Whitman and Jack Borzell. Fourth row, Bob Borzell, Brandon Borzell, Mark Polizzi and Ann Polizzi.
Abby Gibbs was the recipient of the James and Rosemary Campenni Memorial Scholarship. From left, first row, John Gibbs, Abby Gibbs, Tamee Mitchell, Carrie Gundling. Second row, Ashley Aritz, Sam Aritz, Karen Aritz, Tom Campenni, Chrissy Campenni and Alyssa Aritz.
The recipients of the Fallen Warrior Award were, from left, first row, Olivia Katulka, Lyndsey Paluch, John Marianacci, Destini Esposito, Lauren Maloney and Emily Smith. Second row, John Marianacci, Doreen Marianacci, Maria Marianacci, Julianna Borzell, Gina Chipolis, Regina Romani, Mary Chipolis, Mary Sklaney, Chris Romani, Mark Smith an Lisa Katulka. Third row, Chris Paluch, Marissa Dushok, Mary Claire Borzell, Steve Chipolis, Chris Chipolis, Bob Chipolis, Erin Maloney, John Romani, Ashley Aritz, Lindsay Szalkowski and Bryan Katulka. Fourth row, Jack Borzell, Sharon Paluch, Rich Dushok, David Gavigan, Brenda Maloney, Ricky Bartolini, Michael Tierney and Ryan Kennedy.
Evan Musto was the recipient of the Charles J. Giacometti Memorial Scholarship. From left, first row, Josephine Giacometti, Renee Musto, Evan Musto and Charles Giacometti. Second row, Dawn Giacometti, Harry Giacometti, Mary Jean Musto and Ron Musto, Jr.
Chaslyn Facciponti was the recipient of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Women’s Network Scholarship. From left, first row, Krista Facciponti, Chaslyn Facciponti, Jerry Champi. Second row, Jason Facciponti, Brandi Bartush and Rosemary Dessoye.
Carlane Costello was the recipient of the Ryan Jones Memorial Scholarship. From left, first row, Marilyn Gubbiotti, Carlane Costello, Kristen Costello. Second row, Linda Gubbiotti, Nancy Jo Gubbiotti, Frank Gubbiotti, Ian Jones, Ryan Jones, Alyssa Jones and Leonard Costello.
Jeremy Zezza was the recipient of the Delores McHugh Basketball Memorial Scholarship. From left, first row, Jeremy Zezza, Tom McHugh, Alexa McHugh. Second row, Doreen Zezza, Jerry Zezza and Sandy McHugh.
Dr. Joseph A. Miller, center, awarded his scholarship to the following Wyoming Area graduates, from left, Justin Palovchak, Nikolas Gushka, Amy Alder, Jude Polit-Moran, Dominick Forlenza and Carrie Pozaic. Justin was also the recipient of the Dr. Doris Wyllie Award and the Rennsselaer Medal.
Emma Ramage was the recipient of the Michael B. Pedley Memorial Scholarship. From left, first row, Cathy Ramage, Emma Ramage, marie Pedley, Bruce Pedley. Second row, Don Ramage and Helen Pliska.
Ryan Kaslavage was the recipient of the Kathleen Keder Pitcavage Memorial Scholaship. From left, first row, Fritz Keder and Jule Keder. Second row, Kelley Kaslavage, Michele Belcastro, Ryan Kaslavage, Ann Zimmerman, Chase Zimmerman and Michael Pitcavage. Third row, Jason Geary, Mary Lou Bosha, Michele Harden Barbara Pumplun, Bernadine Pitcavage and Amy Kosco.
Julianna Scappaticci was the recipient of the John and Lola Rindgen Memorial Scholarship. From left, first, Maggie Burke, Betty Agati, Julianna Scappaticci and Pat Rindgen. Second row, Maria Scappaticci and Mary Agolino.
From left, first row, Alexa Malloy and Brittany Thomas were recipients of the Jennifer A. Sidari, MD Memorial Scholarship. Second row, Mary Agolino, Patty Sidari, Maureen Malloy, Kim Thomas and Vicky Sidari. Third row, John Brunza, Pete Sidari, Jeff Malloy and Gene Thomas.
Bryan Sachaczenski was the recipient of the West Side Auto Business Scholarship. From left, first row, Laura Sachaczenski, Bryan Sachaczenski and Ron Gitkos. Second row, Diane Sachaczenski, John Sachaczenski and Rosemary Gitkos.
Abby Gibbs was the recipient of the West Pittston Cherry Blossom Scholarship. From left, first row, John Gibbs, Abby Gibbs, Tamee Mitchell, Carrie Gundling. Second row, Linda Hyzenski, Terri Zezza, Millie Vasil, Toni Valenti and Charlotte Keeney.
Samantha Williams and Amy Alder were recipients of the Wyoming Area Key Club/Mark Dushok Memorial Scholarship. From left, first row, Lisa Colarusso, Samantha Williams, Amy Alder, Cindy Alder and Kip Alder. Second row, Gordon Williams, Marissa Dushok, Richard Dushok and Juel Anne Klepadlo.
The James Desiderio, Jr. Wrestling Scholarship was awarded to Jude Polit-Moran. From left, Sami Lynn Polit-Panek, Jude Polit-Moran, Tim McGinley. Jude also won the Wyoming Area Wrestling Club Scholarship.

EXETER — Wyoming Area’s Sixth Annual Scholarship Celebration was recently held in the Wyoming Area Secondary Center auditorium. Sixty-six scholarships and awards were presented this year with over $93,000 awarded. Fifty-three seniors received more than 100 awards and scholarships. Awards ranged from $100 to $5,000. Some donors granted multiple awards.


Information provided by Wyoming Area School District.


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