First D’Alessandro Scholarship Awarded

The first Cpl. Michael D’Alessandro Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Wellington High School graduate Jessica Costan on Friday, Aug. 9. The scholarship is named for D’Alessandro, a soldier who died last year. The ceremony was held at the Wellington home of Lori and Gary Barlettano, D’Alessandro’s parents. Costan was chosen out of many applicants to receive $4,000 to assist with her expenses to attend Florida State University.