For Immediate Release
LaGrangeville, NY – June 12, 2017 – The Salvatore and Patricia Trocino Foundation awarded its first annual scholarship in the Hudson Valley. On Monday, June 12th, 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 Miss Karli Kaye of Poughquag, NY. Presenting the scholarship on behalf of the Foundation was Mark Trocino who is also President and CEO of Mark Trocino, Inc. a marketing communications and public relations consulting firm as well as his brothers, Domenic, Christopher and Anthony Trocino.
A graduating senior at Arlington High School, Miss Kaye is ranked forty-fifth in her class of 814 students. She has a GPA of over 102 and is involved with several school clubs as well as the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society. In addition to her tremendous academic resume, Miss Kaye also regularly gives back to her community by volunteering at The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie and has worked to renovate the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center. In the Fall, Miss Kaye will attend Northeaster University in Boston, MA where she will study Pharmacy and pursue her Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
“On behalf of the Foundation and the entire Trocino family, it is with great pleasure that I am back at my alma mater, Arlington High School to present Karli with our very first scholarship. Not only does Karli shine as an academic but she also gives back to her community through service and volunteerism. We could not have picked a more deserving scholarship winner,” said Mark Trocino, Founder and President of the Salvatore and Patricia Trocino Foundation.
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. 2017 marked the first year of scholarship with annual scholarships to continue. For more information, visit SalAndPat.com or follow on social media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.