2018 WPAL College Scholarships
The Westport Police Athletic League presents their Annual Ellis Family College scholarships
Scholarships were proudly awarded to twenty-four college students.
Congratulations to All
Pictured are (front row, l-r) Mariah Ventrella (Sacred Heart), Maria Chappa (Souther Ct),
Juliana Verrelli (Salve Regina), Kristen Godin (Fairfield U), Jayme Thompson (Western CT), Nicole Thompson (Pace)
(back row, l-r) Ofc. Ned Batlin-President WPAL, Login Rice, Ben Thaw (Wesleyan),
Trip Backus (U of Maine), Howard Friedman, President Scholarship Committee.
Absent from the photo are Alex Frawley (Melissa & Doug Award), Matthew Librandi, Emma Mikesh (Marist), Samantha Schwartz (Southern CT),
Kelsey Bobrow (Cornell), Tucker Bobrow (Cornell), Allison Librandi, Lindsay Sampson (UConn),
Sam Arciola (U of Alabama), Adam Friedman (Florida Atlantic)Brittany Kelley (Sacred Heart),
Andy Palaia (Holy Cross), Charles Sampson ( UConn), Matt Kashetta (James Madison U), Matt Schwartz (Pace)
College Scholarship Application
2017 WPAL Luciano College Scholarships-Awarded June 6, 2017
The Westport Police Athletic League (PAL)awarded its annual Luciano college scholarships to 18 Staples High School seniors
and three Ellis Family scholarships to current college students
Athletic Scholars: John Backus, Colleen Bannon, Kenny Brill, Ashley Constantino, Samantha Little, Lydia Shaw
Good Citizenship Scholars: Sarah Bavviett, James Fmen, Christian Franzese, Mathew Kashetta, Thomas Moy,
Griffin O'Neill, Chandler O'Reardon, Alejandro Pesantez
PJ Romano Scholarship - Olivia Troy Greg Lavalla Scholarship - Ryan Caufield
Buck Iannacone Scholarship- Kellie Iannacone Jonathon Uman Scholarship - Katherine Weinschenk
Ellis Scholarship - Brittany Kelly, Matthew Librandi, Alyson Librandi
Pictured (front row, l-r) James Farnen (Providence College), Chandler O’Reardon, Kellie Iannacone (Villanova), Samantha Little (McGill),
Olivia Troy (UConn), Ned Batlin, PAL president; (second row) Matt Kashetta (James Madison), Ryan Caulfield (Pitt), Sarah Barnett (Dartmouth), Katherine
Weinschenk (Virginia), Lydia Shaw (Yale), Thomas Moy (Washington University); (back row) Howie Friedman, chairman, PAL Scholarship Committee, Christian
Franzese (Pitt), Brittany Kelly (Sacred Heart), Ashley Constantino (Bentley), Alex Pesantez (Syracuse), Kenny Brill (Elon), and Griffin O’Neill (Providence).
Not pictured: Ellis Family Scholarship recipients Matthew and Alyson Librandi, and Luciano Athletic Scholars John Backus and Colleen Bannon.
Hat Tip for image to Dave Matlow
Visit with your high school Counselor to obtain a Scholarship Application and assistance.
Please contact our Scholarship Committee Chairman Howard Friedman at
if you need further assistance.