Cafaro Foundation awards record number of scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A record number of scholarships were awarded to Valley graduates from the Cafaro Foundation than ever before.

Twenty four young scholars from the Mahoning Valley will find their college tuition burden a little lighter, thanks to scholarships from the Cafaro Foundation.

This year, the amount of scholarship money awarded climbed to a new high of $57,000. Trustees of the Cafaro Foundation awarded the scholarship grants based primarily on the students’ academic merit, while also considering their financial need and the recommendations of teachers and guidance counselors.

The individual scholarships range in value from $5,000 to $1,000.

Winners of William M. and Alyce Cafaro, John A. Cafaro and Donald P. Pipino Memorial Scholarships are:

  • Mallory Allen, Canfield High School
  • Rayann Atway, Canfield High School
  • Abigail Beadle, Austintown Fitch High School
  • Claire Beadle, Austintown Fitch High School
  • Peter Berarducci, Boardman High School
  • Jeremy Borton, Liberty High School
  • DeAndre’ Brown, Liberty High School
  • Alexandra Colacino, Ursuline High School
  • Kimberly Cordy, Liberty High School
  • Alessandra Corradi, Austintown Fitch High School
  • Corbin Croom, Chaney High School
  • Jerica Day, Ursuline High School
  • Nathaniel DeRenzis, Liberty High School
  • Melinda Hannon, Poland Seminary High School
  • Kaylyn Hoschar, Ursuline High School
  • Richard Jenkins, Jr., Canfield High School
  • Mara McCloud, Ursuline High School
  • Nicholas Narkum, Liberty High School
  • Samantha Niznik, Austintown Fitch High School
  • Joshua Schlueter, Crestview High School
  • Joseph Sebest, Ursuline High School
  • Gregory Sop, Jr., Liberty High School
  • Scott Williams, Austintown Fitch High School
  • Andrew Wollet, Cardinal Mooney High School

The Cafaro Foundation is a charitable entity established in the name of real estate developer William M. Cafaro. The company is based in Youngstown.

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