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Congratulations to the recipients of awards and grants from the William F. DiPietra Foundation:

 

 

                                             2024

 

 

Archbishop Molloy HIgh School  

Photography Exhibition: ($200) Salvatore Romano; ($150) Matthew Mena; ($100) Tiffany Esquen; ($50 Gift Card) Angeleyna Chapusette, Serena Day, Alexa Lugo, Matthew Mlnarczyk, Sophie Morales, Ryota Sato, Hubert Skrzypek

 

 

 

These Archbishop Molloy Photography Club students, shown here with their moderator, Mr. DiDonato, 

were winners in the Foundation's 2024 Photography Exhibition. Honorable Mention recipient, Matthew Mlynarczyk,

is not pictured.

William F. DiPietra Media Arts Award ($1000):  (TBA)

Fordham University 

William F. DiPietra Screenwriting Awards ($1000):  (TBA)

William F. DiPietra Film/Video Post-Production Award ($1000):  (TBA)

William F. DiPietra Award for Excellence in Filmmaking  ($500):  (TBA)

Long Island University

William F. DiPietra Media Arts Award ($500):  Allison Merz

St. Elizabeth Catholic Academy

William F. DiPietra Awards ($1000):  (TBA)

 

                                             2023

   

Archbishop Molloy HIgh School  

Photography Exhibition: ($200) Serena Day; ($150) Anthony Romano; ($100) Anna Lampman; ($50 Gift Card) Emily

Layden, Alexa Lugo, Matthew Mena, Sofia Morales, Sophie Morales, Valentina Ramirez-Mendez, Ryota Sato

William F. DiPietra Media Arts Award ($1000): Anthony Romano

 

 

 

 

These Archbishop Molloy Photography Club students

were winners in the Foundation's 2023 Photography Exhibition.

Fordham University 

William F. DiPietra Screenwriting Awards ($1000): Olivia Macdonald, Kayla Champion

William F. DiPietra Film/Video Post-Production Award ($1000): Spencer Balter

William F. DiPietra Award for Excellence in Filmmaking  ($500): Slav Velkov, Samuel B.

Jennings

 

Long Island University

William F. DiPietra Film Award ($500): (Not awarded in 2023)

 

St. Elizabeth Catholic Academy

William F. DiPietra Awards ($1000): Natalia Fertitta, Isabella Melendez

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Grants Awarded in 2023

Holy Child Jesus Teen Drama Group ($500)

Along Comes Hope (Pediatric Cancer)

EMS FDNY Help Fund

FDNY Honor Emergency Fund

 

 

 

 

                         

                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Foundation President, Helen DiPietra, with Isabella Melendez (left) and Natalia Fretitta (right).

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Media Arts Dept. Chair Larry Banks presented the William F. DiPietra Media Arts Award to Allison Merz.

2021 Grants

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