Ilio DiPaolo Scholarship Fund Recognizes Outstanding Senior Wrestler Student-Athletes
May 18, 2022


The 27th annual Ilio DiPaolo Scholarship Fund Awards Night was held at the DiPaolo family restaurant in Blasdell on Monday.



Harrison Phillips #97 Award - Konrad Krzyszton (Frontier)
For one who exemplifies qualities in academics, commitment, community, and wrestling achievement

The Knuutila Family Award - Brian Bielec (Grand Island)
For an individual who shows characteristics of an 'overachiever,' who is persistent, has experienced a setback, yet persevered and never stopped trying to achieve goals

The Cauliflower Alley Club Award - Carson Alberti (Depew)
Awarded to an outstanding student, outstanding wrestler, and outstanding leader

Bill Hein Dedicated Wrestling Award - Travis Browning (Frontier)
For one who displays supreme love and commitment to the sport of wrestling

The "Destroyer" Wrestling Award -Dakota Mascho (Portville)
Presented to an all-around 'hammer' amongst WNY high school wrestlers

Gary Castanza Award - Michael Schiffhauer (Iroquois)
For an individual who is well rounded, community & family oriented, and high wrestling achievement

Ilio DiPaolo Award - Dontae Hoose (Southwestern)
For a college bound senior who is an accomplished wrestler through dedication, skill, and sportsmanship while maintaining high scholastic and citizenship standards