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SXU, community will join to support new study abroad scholarship named for beloved former student on May 7

Study abroad scholarship commemorates life of Angelo Bonadonna, Jr. ‘08

Chicago (April 14, 2011)Saint Xavier University and the surrounding community will come together to support a new study abroad scholarship named for a beloved former student.

The Angelo Bonadonna, Jr. Study Abroad Scholarship fundraiser is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sat., May 7 at Gilhooley’s Grande Saloon, 3901 W. 103rd St., Chicago. The evening includes music, open mic performances, food, beverages and raffles.

Angelo Bonadonna, Jr. ’08 was a dynamic young man who was deeply involved in the SXU community. He was an honors student in psychology and communications, and was commended with a 2007 Illinois Student Laureate Award by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. He was passionate about broadcasting and producing programs for SXU’s student-run radio station WXAV and received many accolades, including the 2007 Illinois Broadcast Association “Best Sports Broadcast” award. Angelo loved adventure and traveled across the world, including Europe, Africa, India and Mexico. He passed away in Thailand during February, where he was working as a teacher. 

Tickets are $25, and include pizza and one drink. Purchase tickets online or contact Gina Rossetti at rossetti@sxu.edu to donate. 

Learn more about the Angelo Bonadonna, Jr. Study Abroad Scholarship fundraiser here.



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