The Verona Chapter of UNICO National will once again offer its annual scholarship program, awarding money to high school seniors who plan to attend college in the fall. Students must be Verona residents and have a completed application (including letter of recommendation, school transcript and appropriate essay) submitted by Wednesday, May 12. Verona High School seniors should submit the completed application to Lisa Torchia in the Counseling Department. Seniors from any other high school (who are Verona residents) should submit their paperwork directly to [email protected]
This year, five students will each potentially receive $1,000. The scholarships available in 2021 are:
- Alati Family Scholarship
- Msgr. Capozzelli Scholarship
- Nicholas J. Martini Scholarship
- Labor Day 5-K Classic Scholarship
- Brian Piccolo Athletic Scholarship
Requirements and complete details for each scholarship is listed within the application. For more information on UNICO Verona, check us out on Facebook at “Verona UNICO” or email us at [email protected]
This year’s scholarship committee members include Pam Blake, Elena Cappello, Nicki Carpinelli, Mickey Lawrence and Father Jerry Racioppi.
UNICO Verona has been supporting the community for the past 50 years by living out the mission of “service above self.” UNICO National is the largest Italian-American service organization which has chapters all across the United States raising money for great causes and helping keep the history of Italian-Americans alive.