A scholarship created in memory of an Erie School District teacher and coach provides several students with funds for the future.
The 5th Annual Patrick J. DiPaolo Memorial Scholarship Awards Banquet was held at the Manufacturer and Business Association. 12 students receiving $1,000 scholarships for meeting the criteria. That includes being an Erie County Resident and having a good GPA while being a student-athlete.
One of the recipients of the award, Alex Pol of Cathedral Prep, says, “throughout this whole college process, it has been tough to find scholarships because my family has been very blessed. I was just so excited because it may not be a lot but every little bit counts.”
To date, the fund has provided $50,000 in scholarships since it began.