The Thomas J. Giunta Memorial
Scholarship Awards List
American Dream Challenge Scholarship
(4th grade essay contest)
2012 Matthew Ballairgeon Silvia
2011 Audrey Figuerido Viveiros
2009 Jessica Miranda Greene School
2008 Kendra Pereira Westall School
2007 Briannah Borges Doran School
2006 Amber Cordeiro Laurel Lake
2005 Tiara Castro Westall School
2004 Samantha Martins Laurel Lake
2003 Savyro Say Lincoln School
2002 Jonathan Galego Carroll School
Emily Cone Carroll School
Jerome Young Connell School
2001 Shane Souza Wixon School
Alyssa Raposo N B Borden School
2000 Ariel Guertin Spencer Borden
Alexa Quental Spencer Borden School
1999 Ronald Beaulieu Westall School
Joseph McCarthy Westall School
Alexandra Levitskaya Lincoln School
1998 Nathaniel Cordeiro N B Borden
Melanie Correia Davol School
Chad Cotton Slade School
1997 Matthew Luzitano Holy Name
Lindsay Rousseau Dominican Academy
1996 Robert Boutin Notre Dame School
BCC Memorial Scholarship
2012 Priscilla Elias Fall River, Ma.
2011 Jason Kobelecki Fall River, Ma.
2010 No award in 2010 (lack of
2009 No award in 2009 (lack of
2008 Karyssa Ahaesy (daughter, Sgt.
2007 Adam Negalha E. Freetown, Ma.
Jade Nieuwenhuizen New Bedford, Ma.
Michelle McVay North Easton, Ma. (CJ
Danielle Barbuto Taunton, Ma. (CJ
2006 Danielle Barbuto Taunton, Ma.
Adam Negalha E. Freetown, Ma. (CJ
Timothy Foster Warren, R.I. (CJ
2005 Cassandra Bodo Fall River, Ma
2004 Angela Ramunno (daughter, Off.
Ronnette Barros New Bedford, Ma. (CJ
Brooke Galligan Fall River, Ma. (CJ
2003 Megan Sullivan (daughter, Off.
2002 Jason Mueller Fall River, Ma.
2001 Miranda Post-Maher (daughter,
Off. Jeffrey Maher)
2000 Christine Brizida Acushnet, Ma.
Dawn Cohn Taunton, Ma. (CJ Student)
Jason Ferreira Fall River, Ma. (CJ
1999 Michael Troia (son, Off. M.
Jolene Olivier New Bedford, Ma. (CJ
1998 Michael Troia (son, Off. M.
Brad Rodgrigues (son, Lt. G.
1997 Danielle Proulx (daughter, Off.
Melanie Medeiros (granddaughter,
Off. Wm Cyr)
1996 Michele Bolger (daughter, Lt.
FRPD Continuing Education
2012 No applicant
2011 Off. Joshua Carreiro Uniform
2010 No applicant
2009 Off. Bryan Nadeau Uniform
Division (deferred award)
2008 No applicant
2007 No applicant
2006 No applicant
2005 Sgt. John Champagne Court
Sgt. Daniel Dube Vice and
2004 No applicant
2003 Sgt. Wayne Furtado Vice &
Off. Peter DaLuz Uniform Division
2002 No applicant
2001 Off. Gerald Wiley Staff
2000 Off. Thomas Burns Uniform
Det. Gil Costa Vice & Intelligence
1999 Off. Manuel Bernardo Uniform
1998 Sgt. Paul Mattos Vice &
Off. Jeffrey Cardoza Community
1997 Off. Daniel Ahaesy Uniform
1996 Capt. A. Morrissette Uniform
Memorial College Scholarship for
High School Seniors
2012 Peter Le Bishop Connolly High
School Northeastern University
Kaitlyn Berube Diman Reg. Voc. Tech.
H.S. Mount Ida College
Hailey Cambra BMC Durfee High School
Sarah Lapointe BMC Durfee High
School UMass - Amherst
2011 Haydy George BMC Durfee High
School UMass - Boston
Jacob Chace Diman Reg. Voc. Tech.
H.S. UMass - Dartmouth
2010 Jessica Farrell Bishop Connolly
High School Salve Regina University
Frederico Grizotte Diman Reg. Voc.
Tech. H.S. UMass – Dartmouth
Kayla Arruda BMC Durfee High School
2009 Rute C. Silva BMC Durfee High
School Brown University
Gabrielle Lachance Diman Reg. Voc.
Tech. H.S. UMass - Dartmouth
2008 Patricia Arruda Bishop Connolly
High School University of Wisconsin
Hina Naveed Diman Reg. Voc. Tech.
H.S. College of Staten Island
Alana Hallisey BMC Durfee High
School Chapman University (CA)
2007 Meredith Taylor BMC Durfee High
School Boston College
Caitlin Belanger BMC Durfee High
School College of the Holy Cross
2006 Brendan R. Medeiros BMC Durfee
High School Holy Cross College
Natasha Resendes BMC Durfee High
School Smith College
2005 Kellen S. DeOliveira BMC Durfee
High School Southern Adventist University
Christina M. Pacheco Bishop Connolly
High School University of Notre Dame
2004 John Pietruszka BMC Durfee High
School University of Dartmouth
Shelly E. Chase BMC Durfee High
School Wentworth Institute of Technology
2003 Megan Veloza BMC Durfee High
School Stonehill College
Tina Charest BMC Durfee High School
2002 James Medeiros, Jr. BMC Durfee
High School James Madison University
Lisa Marie Ferreira BMC Durfee High
School Boston University
2001 Sophea Sann BMC Durfee High
School Simmons College
Elizabeth Teixeira BMC Durfee High
School University of Rhode Island
2000 Morgan Buonanno Bishop Connolly
High School Northeastern University
1999 No award made
1998 No award made
Memorial Scholarship for FRPD
First award in 2013
Memorial Scholarship Off. John W.
First award in 2013
Memorial Scholarship Constable
First award in 2013
Memorial Scholarship Off. Louis T.
First Award in 2013
Charitable Donations since 1996
B M C Durfee High School After-Prom
Fall River Police Auxiliary (Uniform
Fall River Police Memorial Fund
Children of deceased Off. John Faria
Children of deceased Off. Donald
Forcier (Educational purposes)
Children of deceased Off. Wm.
Anfield (Educational purposes)
Mass Chapter Concerns of Police
Survivors (Children Christmas Party)
Mass Law Enforcement Memorial
National Law Enforcement Officers
Wish Come True, Inc. (annual)
Rockland Police Memorial
James Tansey School PTO
Special Projects Fund
Child Safety Seat Program (in
partnership with Family Healthcare Center)