Recent graduate earns $174,000 Stamps Leadership Scholarship

 

arichardson@miamiherald.com

Joseph Piscitelli recently graduated from Christopher Columbus High School and will attend the University of Maryland to study journalism as a Stamps Leadership Scholar.

Joseph was offered the $174,000 scholarship for his leadership, academics, community service and creativity throughout high school. He can use the scholarship toward tuition, international travel, intern and leadership opportunities.

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