The Dunmore Lions Club recently held its 39th annual scholarship award banquet at La Buona Vita Restaurant. Honored with Penn State scholarships were Jennifer Robinson of Holy Cross High School and Cole Blasko of Dunmore High School.
Also honored with monetary gifts were: Dunmore High School Boy Scholar/Athlete –Greg McDade and Girl Scholar /Athlete- Gianna Delfino and Holy Cross High School Boy Scholar/Athlete- Anthony Fletcher and Girl Scholar/Athlete Kiearra Saldi.
Remarks were offered by Margo Balderson, guidance counselor at Dunmore High School and Alexa Schoenberg, guidance counselor, at Holy Cross High School. Presentation of awards was made by Lion president James Aita and Lion committee co-chairmen Sam Sebastianelli and James Colangelo. Michael Colangelo offered invocation.
Anthony DeSantis served as toastmaster and commented “These and past award recipients demonstrate the outstanding traits necessary to receive Lions awards. All recipients have shown exemplary leadership. They’re all amazing students”.
The Dunmore Lions have been serving the community for over 68 years and are currently having a membership campaign. Anyone interested in joining or helping in any way should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-878-7166 or 570-947-1287. See the Lions Facebook page for additional information.