Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020-21 AIH Scholarships. Get to know them below:
Isabella lives in Wickliffe and is a graduate of North High School. She will be attending University of Akron, studying Nursing. Her mother is of Italian descent; her mother's family is from Palermo, Italy.
Samuele lives in Painesville and currently attends Ohio University. He is studying to be a Physician, specializing in Sports Medicine. He is the son of Michael Cicconetti.
Madeline lives in Twinsburg and is a graduate of Gilmour Academy. She will be attending University of Michigan, studying Biology, Health and Society. She is the granddaughter of Domenic Palermo.
Kayla lives in Seven Hills and is a graduate of Trinity High School. She will be attending Kent State University and will be studying Early Childhood Education. Her father is of Italian descent; his familiy is from Palermo, Italy.
Anthony lives in Macomb Township, Michigan. He will be attending Michigan State University, studying Business Administration. He is the grandson of Francis Rozzo.
Josh lives in Middlefield and is a graduate of Cardinal High School. He will be attending Cedarville University, studying Mechanical Engineering. His father is of Italian descent; his family is from Silva Marina, Italy.
Sarafina lives in Eastlake and is a graduate of Eastlake North High School. She will be attending the University of Cincinnati, studying Pharmacy. Her father is of Italian descent; his family is from Orsogna, Italy. Sarafina is also the winner of the Dolores La Spina award.
Gabrielle lives in Willoughby and is currently attending Allegheny College, studying History. She is the daughter of Vince Culotta.
Matt and Alex live in Mentor and are graduates of Mentor High School. Matt will be attending Bowling Green State University, studying Business Management/Marketing. Alex will be attending The Ohio State University, studying Psychology. Matt and Alex are the grandsons of Bill Petrello.