The Loggia Cristoforo Colombo, an order of the the Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, awarded its annual scholarships to Cranston natives Cory Dottor and Elizabeth Quigley.
Elizabeth graduated from LaSalle Academy, and she will be attending the University of Delaware as she pursues a career as a nurse practitioner. Her studies will take her to Africa in January to study nutrition. Her grandmother, Elaine Palumbo, who is a member of the Loggia Cristoforo Colombo, submitted Elizabeth’s name. Pictured are Elaine, right, accepting the scholarship check on behalf of her granddaughter, next to Teresa Giugliano, president of the Loggia Cristoforo Colombo.
Cory graduated from Cranston High School West in June 2019 and will be attending Villanova University as a biochemistry major. He is hoping to pursue a career in cancer research. Pictured, from left, are Cory’s mother, Corey, his grandmother, Lucille Dottor – a member of the Loggia Cristoforo Colombo who submitted Cory’s name – and Teresa Giugliano.
(Courtesy of Teresa Giugliano)