The Dunmore Lions Club recently held its 41st Annual Scholarship Award Dinner at La Buona Vita Restaurant in Dunmore.
Honored with Penn State Scholarships were Joseph Cardillo of Dunmore High School and Molly Landsiedel of Holy Cross High School.
Also, honored with monetary gifts were Dunmore High School Male Scholar/Athlete-Kevin Walsh and Female Scholar /Athlete-Moriah Murray and Holy Cross High School Male Scholar/Athlete-Nick Cabets and Female Scholar/Athlete- Kaitlyn Farrell. Remarks were made by Chris Lucas,Dunmore High School’s Assistant Principal, and Alexa Bravis, Holy Cross High School counselor.
Presentations of awards were made by Lion President Elect Sam Sebastianelli Sr., and Past President Jim Aita. Lion Gino Tempesta served as dinner chairman and Lion Michael Colangelo offered invocation.
Lion Justin Patchcoski served as Toastmaster and congratulated all award recipients, not only for the great honor they received, but to be at such an exciting time in their life. Further commenting, he added, “ I was thinking back to this time last year and how different, yet similar things, were. Just like last year’s class, I’m sure you’ve all made sacrifices throughout your academic careers, your perseverance and ambition are admirable, but I promise you’ll all look back on this night and all the wonderful memories of your high school athletic and academic careers often and fondly”.
This is the 70th year the Dunmore lions have been serving the community of Dunmore.