The Salvatore and Patricia Trocino Foundation Awards Scholarship to Gerard Dempsey of Arlington High School

For Immediate Release
For more information, contact: Mark Trocino

LaGrangeville, NY – June 4, 2018 – The Salvatore and Patricia Trocino Foundation awarded its second annual scholarship in the Hudson Valley. On June 4th, representatives from the Foundation along with members of the Arlington High School administration gathered to present the scholarship. The one-thousand-dollar scholarship was awarded to Mr. Gerard Dempsey of Hopewell Junction, NY. Presenting the scholarship on behalf of the Foundation were Domenic, Mark, Christopher and Anthony Trocino, the four sons of Salvatore and Patricia Trocino for whom the Foundation was created.

A graduating senior at Arlington High School, Gerard is ranked forty-first in his class of 810 students. He has a GPA of 4.0 and has been a member of the school’s Honor Roll and Principal’s List for all four years of high school. Gerard is also a member of the National Honor Society and has been the recipient of the ‘Outstanding Admiral Award’ for demonstrating excellence in commitment to academics and school community at Arlington. In addition to his tremendous academic resume, Gerard is a four-year lacrosse player at Arlington and regularly gives back to his community through volunteering. Throughout his high school years, Gerard has volunteered for the LaGrange Historical Society, Dutchess Outreach, and The Special Olympics. In the Fall, Gerard will attend SUNY Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY where he will study Mechanical Engineering.

“On behalf of the Trocino family and the Foundation, it gives me great pleasure to present Gerard with our second annual scholarship. Gerard is a very bright and personable young man. Not only does he shine as an academic but he also gives back to his community through service and volunteerism which are values that both my parents instilled in my brothers and I. We could not have picked a more deserving scholarship winner,” said Mark Trocino, Founder and President of the Salvatore and Patricia Trocino Foundation.

This is the second annual Salvatore and Patricia Trocino Foundation Scholarship to be awarded. Founded in 2016 by Mark Trocino and his three brothers Domenic, Christopher and Anthony, the Foundation was created to help provide access to continuing education through scholarships in the Hudson Valley. Last year marked the Foundations inaugural scholarship award. Since its inception, the Salvatore and Patricia Trocino Foundation has donated close to five thousand dollars in scholarships and other charitable donations in the Hudson Valley.

Pictured from left to right, Ms. Jennifer Nilsen, Senior House Assistant Principal, Domenic Trocino, Mark Trocino, Gerard Dempsey, Terry Dempsey, Anthony Trocino, Christopher Trocino, Dr. Paul Fanuele, Executive Principal and Dr. Anna Tihin, Senior House Principal.

About The Salvatore and Patricia Trocino Foundation: Founded in 2016 by Mark Trocino and his brothers Domenic, Christopher and Anthony, the Foundation was established to carry on the legacy of their parents, Salvatore and Patricia Trocino. Loving parents and residents of the Hudson Valley, Salvatore and Patricia raised their children to be family-centric and community minded. The Foundation helps raise awareness and funds for local causes and charities in the Hudson Valley as well as funds local scholarships for both traditional and non-traditional students. For more information, visit our website or follow us on social media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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