On the evening of June 6, 2013, at the Nyack Seaport, the Italian American Scholarship Association celebrated their 35th Anniversary.
That evening the association presented seven $1,500 awards, in addition to one Pinnacle Award of $4,000, for a total of $14,500. Over three decades this association has financially assisted hundreds of Rockland County students entering colleges and universities with grants totaling $465,000.
The 2013 recipients were: Paola Avantifiori, and Robert Ruggiero of Tappan H.S. Daniel Minunni And Lindsey Sundvic of Nyack H.S., Alana Kurti and Nicholas Verga of Clarkstown South H.S, Melissa Brenner of North Rockland H.S. and Seamus Lombardo of Nanuet H.S.