Italian Festival Scholarship Program awards a dozen high-school seniors


WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – Although the Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival has been officially canceled for 2020, many traditions associated with the festival will continue amid the pandemic.

A dozen high school seniors are receiving $1,000 scholarships to any college or university of their choice.

  • Belmont County
    • Tenley Hughes – Bellaire HS / West Virginia University
    • Mallory Marconi – St.Clairsville HS / Kent State University
  • Brooke County
    • Maxwell Camilletti – Brooke HS / West Virginia University
    • Joshua Ferguson – Brooke HS / West Liberty University
  • Hancock County
    • Riley Reid – Weir HS / West Virginia University
    • Kelsey Crawford – Weirton Madonna HS/ University of Notre Dame
  • Jefferson County
    • Nicole Walkosky – Indian Creek HS/ The Ohio State University
    • Sadie Carducci – Steubenville HS/ The Ohio State University
  • Marshall County
    • Creed Kidney – John Marshall HS / West Liberty University
    • Riley Klug – John Marshall HS / West Virginia University
  • Ohio County
    • Trevor Rosenthal – Wheeling Park HS/West Virginia University
    • Victoria Blanton – Wheeling Park HS/ West Virginia University

We just really wanted to recognize them. I know things are a little bit different right now, but regardless of what is happening right now, the work that they have put in over the last four years and even before that is not unnoticed. We just want to make sure they know that we are behind them and their future endeavors.

Ali Bonomo, Chairperson – Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival

Since 1987, the Festival Scholarship Program has awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships to high school seniors across the Ohio Valley.

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