TSOI 2817 is awarding two $750 scholarships. At least one recipient must be a direct descendant of a TSOI member in good standing as of January 1, 2018. The other award will also be available to an Italian American student residing in the immediate Triangle area. Both students must enroll in an accredited college or university in the fall of 2018. Here is the 2018 application. Note that deadline for submission is April 20, 2018.
These scholarships are supported by Lodge fundraisers as well as donations from our members and friends.
TRIANGLE ORDER OF THE SONS OF ITALY – LODGE 2817 – 2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship winners, Thomas Connor and Taylor Cammarata.
Thomas, son of Sam and Caroline Connor and grandson of members Bob and Fran Giannuzzi, graduated from Cardinal Gibbons High School where he excelled academically. He engaged in several extracurricular activities including speech and debate and serving as senior retreat leader. He also performed extensive community service.
Thomas attends the University of Notre Dame.
Taylor is the daughter of Sal and Eileen Cammarata. She graduated from Green Hope High School with an outstanding academic record. She was captain of the varsity soccer team and was involved with several clubs that focused on social services. She also offered her services to several charitable endeavors.
Taylor is enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University.
The Lodge congratulates both of these fine students and wishes them well in their academic pursuits.
Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Merit Scholarships:
Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) also awards merit scholarships. For more information please click on this link: http://www.osia.org/students/scholarships.php
DONATE TO THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Consider making a memorial contribution in the memory of a loved one.
If a donation of $750 or more is received as a memorial, the awarded scholarship will be named after your loved one.
Send your donation (any amount is welcome) in the form of a check, payable to TSOI -2817 to:
Treasurer: Bob Giannuzzi
548 Clarenbridge Drive
Cary, NC 27519
Please indicate if it is regular donation or a memorial donation.
Donations are not tax deductible.