Education

Cafaro Foundation Awards $61K in Scholarships

WARREN, Ohio — Twenty-six graduating seniors will have an easier time paying for their college education thanks to scholarships from the Cafaro Foundation.

This year, a total of $61,000 is being awarded to students from Trumbull, Mahoning and Mercer counties.  It is the largest annual amount ever awarded by the foundation.

Trustees of the foundation selected the scholarship recipients based primarily on tacademic merit, while also considering their financial need and the recommendations of teachers and guidance counselors.

The Cafaro Foundation is a charitable entity established by the Cafaro family in memory of William M. Cafaro, the founder of the real estate development and management company that bears his name.  Since its inception in 1996, the Cafaro Foundation has awarded millions of dollars in grants to worthy organizations and individuals.

The William M. and Alyce Cafaro Scholarship was awarded to Malina Mitchell.

Winners of John A. Cafaro Scholarships are:

  • Danna Atway
  • Jowad Atway
  • Leigha Carlson
  • Ashlyn Cleevely
  • Morgan Cleevely
  • Corey DiRenzo
  • Marleah Flajnik
  • Ondraya Frankino
  • Kamryn Kenneally
  • Amanda Leone
  • Lea Marsh
  • Elizabeth Mintus
  • Aubrey Mosora
  • Isabella Nagy
  • Tess Rubinic
  • Calvin Shurell
  • Gregory Valent
  •  Aidan Wanner

Donald P. Pipino Memorial Scholarships are awarded to:

  • Nicholas Lascola
  • Olivia Swarthout
  • Kimberly McCann
  • Alyssa Romito
  • Jordan Record
  • Tyler Calpin
  • Kincaid Mrakovich

SOURCE: Cafaro Foundation.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.