We are very pleased to announce that the GVGA awared $800 scholarships to three 2021 graduating players of the Portsmouth Golf Team at the Portsmouth High School Senior Awards night Monday June 7, 2021. Receiving the awards were Benjamin McGowan, Michael Nardolilo and James Roggero.
Benjamin McGowan was a member of the golf team for 4 years. He was also the Captain of the PHS Hockey team this year. You will see him around the Starters shack as he has worked at GVCC for the last 4 years as well as the Aquidneck Club. He has volunteered time with the Unified Volleyball Team as a senior mentor. He is a member of the National Honors Society. James will be attending High Point University in High Point, North Carolina majoring in Business Administration.
Michael Nardolio was a member of the golf team for 4 years. He was 2nd team All State as a freshman. He worked at GVCC for 2 years. He has volunteered at farmers markets and soup kitchens. He was nominated for the National Honors Society. Michael has spent a lot of time as the Bread Baker for the family owned business Provencal Bakery and Café. Michael will be attending URI majoring in Finance.
James Roggero was a member of the golf team for 3 years. He has volunteered at the St. Barnabas soup kitchen and festivals and also the Portsmouth Historical Society. He was an honor roll student and completed the 4 year PLTW Engineering Academy for Portsmouth High School. James will be attending URI majoring in Mechanical Engineering.
A special thank you to all the people and businesses who have donated to the GVGA Scholarship and Charity Fund.
Congratulations to Benjamin, Michael and James and best wishes.