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VITO TRAUSE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP 2021 WINNERS!

We were honored to present along with Cindy Trause the 2021 Friday Night Lights Scholarship in Vito’s name to two worthy recipients who not only exemplify student athleticism and community in our district but were also beloved favorites of Vito as he rooted for them from the stands. This was the first year (in almost 60) that Vito didn’t attend a game at WWRHS but these two graduating Seniors - like their peers - were fortunate to have known him and had him there for a significant portion of their high school careers. Congratulations to Meghan Riedel and Ian Borgersen! ????
 
SIGN THE PETITION -Cardinal fans - we need an outpouring of support to show the Board of Education our community wants this! We put in the request a year ago to name our stadium after our #1 fan Vito Trause. 

Please please please consider signing the petition to really let them know this is what our community wants. Please sign the petition put together by local Eagle Scout James Stickel (click here) and SHARE IT with your family and friends!

#NeverForget???? #CardinalForever???? #NoOneBetter?? #SignThePetitionNow??

 

FUND MISSION

To honor the extraordinary life of everyone’s Pal, Vito Trause, by funding charity causes, organizations, and community endeavors he held dear to his heart.
 

ABOUT 
 

Vito Trause -- standout multi-sport athletedevoted husband and father, WWII POW & decorated veteran, mentor, lifelong supporter of military service members, Township of Washington, N.J. community icon, Westwood High School Cardinals #1 Fan -- died peacefully on October 31, 2019, he was 94 years old 
 

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The WWRSD Board of Education is planning a public hearing on Monday, June 21st on the application to name the high school stadium in honor of Vito Trause. A super-majority of the Board will be required to approve the application (6/9 votes in favor).
PLEASE LEND YOUR SUPPORT TO THIS EFFORT! 
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SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS MOTHER SETON COUNCIL
#5427 OF THE TWP. OF WASHINGTON

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