2018 Community Awards
(note: application deadline for the 2018 awards was April 27, 11:59 pm)
We will be awarding $25,000 to five Pelham students who demonstrate community service, charitable support, and civic leadership.
Questions? Please email Michael Ming and Darrell Walsh, Committee Co-Chairmen, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application deadline is April 27, 2018.
VINCENT LOPARDI COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD ($10,000) is presented to a graduating high school senior residing in Pelham, NY and who best exemplifies outstanding civic pride and community spirit. Recipient will demonstrate active participation in facing community real life problems and issues by offering his or her skills to the needs of the community.
CAMILLO D’URSO CHARITABLE SUPPORT AWARD ($8,000) is presented to either a high school, college or graduate student who resides in Pelham, and who best exemplifies leadership and support in charitable work. Recipient will demonstrate generous actions, donation of time, money, service or help to persons less fortunate or organizations that provide for those in need.
JOSEPH L. NUNZIATA AWARD FOR CREATIVITY AND SERVICE ($2,500) is presented to a graduating high school senior residing in Pelham, NY who best represents her or his outstanding creative talents for the benefit of others.
ANTHONY SENERCHIA MEMORIAL SERVICE AWARD ($2,000) is presented to a graduating high school senior residing in Pelham, NY who demonstrates strong community service by giving back to the community. Such actions would be best represented by helping the next generation of students reach their full potential whether through teaching/assisting younger students with after school programs, activities, studies or equivalent.
HON. RICHARD J. DARONCO CIVIC LEADERSHIP AWARD ($1,500) is an expense paid trip to serve as the Pelham representative to the Model Congress of Model United Nations Program, or similar program with expenses paid up to $1,500.
PHILIP J. COLICCHIO LEADERSHIP AWARD ($1,000), presented each year to the incoming Pelham Memorial High School President of the Student Association, allows for the recipient to attend a leadership conference of their choice.
Please select the (1) award you are applying for. Multiple selections are not permitted.
Applicants are required to submit the following:
Name, address, email address, and telephone number
All scholastic, athletic, extracurricular, and community activities in which you have participated. You may
submit a copy of your student activity profile if it contains the required information
A brief description of your contributions and/or your leadership abilities while participating in a
charitable or community event or program
A personal interview may be requested as part of the selection process for these awards. Applications become confidential property of the Pelham Civic Association.
Mail, email or deliver to:
Community Awards Committee
Pelham Civic Association
c/o Darrell Walsh
1110 Washington Ave.
Pelham, NY 10803
DEADLINE: APRIL 27, 2018
2017 Recipients (pictured left to right)
Darrell Walsh, Pelham Civic Community Awards Co-Chair
Saul Glist , Philip J. Colicchio Award Recipient
Michael Kakos , Vincent J. LoPardi Award Recipient
Joe Benefico , Pelham Civic Chairman of the Board
Michael Ming, Co-Chair Pelham Civic Community Awards
Mark D’Urso, Pelham Civic Member
Nicholas Clausen,, Camillo J. D’Urso Award Recipient
Joe Nunziata , Pelham Civic Communications Officer
Jonathan Salama , Joseph L. Nunziata Award Recipient