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Pizzelli awarded University of

Oregon scholarship

Jerome J. Pizzelli has received an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to attend University of Oregon. Scholarships are awarded on a merit basis, reflecting academic achievement, extracurricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities, and personal interviews. Scholarship recipients are enrolled as members of the Army ROTC battalion at their colleges.

The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, as well as an annual book allowance, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months of each school year the scholarship is in effect.

Upon graduation from college and completion of the ROTC program requirements, the student receives a bachelor’s degree and a commission as a second lieutenant in the Army. All scholarship students incur a military service obligation of eight years, which may be fulfilled by either serving on active duty or in the Reserve Components of the Army.

Pizzelli is the son of Michelle and John R. Pizzelli of Silt.

He is a 2014 graduate of Coal Ridge High School.


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