Italian American Police Society of New Jersey

2017 Scholarship Recipients

 The 2017 Breakfast was held on Sunday Morning, April 30th 10:00 am at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge.  Many thanks to  Jerry Onnembo, our Scholarship Chairman, and his committee for another job well done.  
Pictures of the event are posted on our Photos Page

2017 Recipients


Gerard Anthony Corbo, Montclair Kimberly Academy
Capt. Kathy Mazza Memorial Scholarship
Nico Vincent Corbo, Montclair Kimberly Academy
Trp. Philip Lomonico Memorial Scholarship
Gerard Corbo, Belleville PD

Gerard Campanella Jr., Morris Knolls High School-Denville
IAPS President’s Scholarship Scholarship
Gerard Campanella, Belleville PD

Angelo D’Amico, Wood Ridge High School
Felix D’Amico, Carlstadt PD
PO Mary Ann Collura Memorial Scholarship

Nicholas Percivale, Hanover Park High School-East Hanover
Michael Fusco, Port Authority NY/NJ PD
Det. Marc DiNardo Memorial Scholarship

Nicolette Nybro, Middletown High School-South
Raymond Nybro, Port Authority NY/NJ PD
Sgt. John Raineri Memorial Scholarship

Mark Charles, Nutley High School
Bobby Charles, Belleville PD
Lt. Rocco Nisivoccia Memorial Scholarship

Nicholas Fugnitti, Saint Joseph Regional High School-Montvale
Anthony Fugnitti, Moonachie PD
Prosecutor Andrew Rutolo Memorial Scholarship

Jena Attanasio, Governor Livingston High School-Berkeley Heights
Allan Attanasio, Mountainside PD
Det. Michael Morgan Memorial Scholarship

William Colletto III, Edison High School
William Colletto Jr., Edison PD
PO Stephen Petruzzello Memorial Scholarship
Alphonse Sierchio Memorial Scholarship

Brian Antobelli, Raritan High School-Hazlet
Nick Incanella, Union County PD





Trooper Philip Lamonaco,NJ State Police  12-21-1981

Capt. Kathy Mazza, Port Authority of NY & NJ PD  9-11-2001

Police Officer Mary Ann Collura  Fair Lawn PD 4-17- 2003

Det. Marc DiNardo, Jersey City PD – 7-21-2009

Sgt. John Raineri,  NYPD Columbia Association

Det. Michael Morgan,  Newark Police Department

Lt. Rocco Nisivoccia,  Essex County Prosecutors Office

Andrew Ruotolo,  Essex County Prosecutors Office

Alphonse Sierchio Memorial Scholarship

Police Officer Stephen Petruzzello Memorial Scholarship 

2017 Scholarship Committee:
Jerry Onnembo-Chairman
Vincent Nardone
Chris Mincolelli
Daniel Sollitti
John Lazzara
Mike Puzio
John Marcelli

Each Spring we hold our Annual Scholarship Breakfast, at this event the Society present 10 $1000 scholarships in memory of Italian American Police Officers that lost their lives in the line of duty.   These scholarships are available only to the children or grandchildren  of members who are college bound high school seniors.  Members must have been in good standing with dues paid for four consecutive years. Members that meet the above criteria that DO NOT have children can submit nieces and nephews in certain circumstances.  For more information please contact the committee for more details. An application needs to be filled out by the parents and submitted to the scholarship committee usually a month before our Scholarship Breakfast