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Additional Scholarships Available for Scholar Athletes (Block N)


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NAME DESCRIPTION

RALPH PETRILLO, SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNER

This scholarship was established to provide on a yearly basis an award that would parallel the career of Ralph Petrillo Sr. and his ideas. This award is presented to a senior who has displayed an exemplary work ethic both academically and athletically. Community involvement, extra-curricular activities and other achievements are important factors in determining the scholarship recipient. 

The winner of this scholarship will receive $2,500.00 over four years.

JASON M. COFFEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Jason M. Corry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a male swimmer or diver on the Newburgh Free Academy Team. Jason earned six varsity letters in swimming and had the highest team grade point average while taking honors and AP courses. Jason and his father were in the Marsh & McLennan offices in the World Trade Center and September 11, 2001.

The recipient of this award is the senior student-athlete with the highest grade point average on the team at Newburgh Free Academy. The student-athlete receives a scholarship in the amount of $500.00.

CITY OF NEWBURGH FAST PITCH HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIP

The City of Newburgh Softball Hall of Fame awards a scholarship to a college bound member of the Newburgh Free Academy Girls Varsity Softball team. This award will be offered in honor of Fred Moresco, a cherished member of the organization.


The recipient is a senior who actively participated and excelled in the sport of fast pitch softball with the Newburgh Free Academy Varsity Softball team. This student-athlete receives a scholarship in the amount of $500.00.

WOODY AND MARGARET PROKOSCH SCHOLARSHIPS 

The Woody Prokosch (Newburgh Free Academy Class of 1938) and Margaret Prokosch (Newburgh Free Academy Class of 1947) swimming awards are given in memory of Wood Prokosch. Mr. Prokosch was of Newburgh’s greatest long distance swimmers and won many trophies and medals during his career for the Goldbacks.

The recipients of these awards have displayed outstanding dedication and commitment to the swimming program at Newburgh Free Academy. Each student-athlete receives a scholarship in the amount of $500.00.

PETER “THE GREAT” MATTHEWS SCHOLARSHIP

Peter Paul Mattews (1933-2018) was an immigrant from Skoura, Sparta, Greece. He came to the United States in 1951 to pursue a better future for his family. To his children and grandchildren, he always emphasized education and athletic competition because his ancestors believed in a healthy body and mind. His family offers this scholarship in his memory to a deserving scholar-athlete to celebrate this legacy.

The recipient of this award has displayed outstanding dedication and commitment to the program at Newburgh Free Academy. Each student-athlete receives a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

DR. ANGELO CASABIANCA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

This award is in the amount of $1,000.00 and will be awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in the science or medical profession and has shown leadership qualities in our Community. This scholarship is in memory of Dr. Angelo Casabianca, who had a nine year battle with a rare tumor, then went on to have an organ transplant. Dr. Casabianca was a local physician whose passion was giving to his Community and helping others. 

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ATTENTION: Are your scholars or colleagues doing something great? Please contact the district Communications Strategist, Cassie Sklarz (csklarz@necsd.net). We’d love to visit your class or event and/or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district!







Date: 2020-06-02 12:31:39





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