Italian Festival scholarships are awarded

WHEELING – Several local high school students also received $1,000 scholarships as part of the recent celebrating plans off the season for the 2010 Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival.

Those receiving money for college included Kellen Homer of Bellaire St. John Central High School; Francesca Giovannone of Wheeling Central Catholic High School; Kayla Gornik of Wheeling Park High School; Kelcie Leonard of Buckeye Local High School; and Anthony Schnelle of John Marshall High School; Rachel Knutsen of Weirton Madonna High School; Kayli Nugent of Wheeling Park High School; John Pennacchio III of Weir High School; Nicole Scarfo of Steubenville Catholic Central High School; and Ruth Clampitt of Brooke High School.

Also presented scholarships but not in attendance were Erin Marosi of Brooke High School; Elizabeth Salvaterra of Bishop Donahue High School; and Patrick O’Donnell III of Shadyside High School.