Norwood Sons of Italy Lodge 1235

2015 Scholarship Dinner & Presentations

The Norwood Italian Lodge #1235, a local chapter of the Sons of Italy, recently held its Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner on June 2, 2015, at BONCALDO’S Restaurant in Norwood. Lodge President, Steve Eosco, greeted members and guests.

Scholarship Chairwoman, Toni Eosco, welcomed the 61 members and guests in attendance. In particular, she recognized lodge members, Barbara Campagna and Winnie Carfagno, for their volunteer work on the scholarship committee. The scholarship award presentations took place immediately following a delicious dinner.

Through the fundraising efforts of its lodge members, two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each were awarded to 4-year college-bound students. Scholarship committee member, Barbara Campagna, made the first award presentation to Kara Shea, a graduate of Norwood High School. Kara is the daughter of Laurie & William Shea as well as the granddaughter of lodge member, Mary Ann Naumann. Kara will pursue her degree at Sacred Heart University, in Fairfield, CT. Scholarship committee member, Winnie Carfagno made the second award presentation to Amanda Springer, also a graduate of Norwood High. Amanda is the daughter of Maria and Paul Springer as well as the granddaughter of lodge members, Barbara and Frank Fruci. Amanda will pursue her degree at Wells College, in Aurora, NY. Lodge members congratulated Kara and Amanda and wished them good luck with all future plans.

For information about Norwood Italian Lodge membership please contact President, Steve Eosco, at 781-769-7865 or visit the website: to learn about the Lodge.

Pictured in photo from left to right are: Toni Eosco - Scholarship Committee Chair, Steve Eosco – Lodge President, Amanda Springer and Kara Shea - Scholarship Winners, Winnie Carfagno & Barbara Campagna - Scholarship Committee Members.