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West Orange Scholarship Fund to Honor Washington Elementary School Principal Marie DeMaio at Reception on May 25

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Washington Elementary School Principal Marie DeMaio. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Washington Elementary School Principal Marie DeMaio will be honored by the West Orange Scholarship Fund for her 54 years (and counting) of service to the West Orange Community at the Rock Spring Country Club on May 25 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

DeMaio began work at Washington Elementary School as a second grade teacher and held that position for 23 years. She was named principal in 1985.

Since 2002, DeMaio has been the president of the West Orange Administrators Association. Prior to that she was vice-president of the West Orange Educators Association for many years while a second grade teacher.

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“My goal was always to educate children; and my staff and I have worked tirelessly to ensure their academic success," said DeMaio. "It is a privilege and a joy to work with my beautiful children here at Washington School.” 

Tickets to the cocktail reception are $50 person with a cash bar. Proceeds will go to establish a permanent endowment in the name of Marie DeMaio, the earnings from which will be used to fund annual scholarships in perpetuity.  Additionally, funds will be set aside for the benefit of the Washington Elementary School to be used as directed by DeMaio.

For more information, contact Jim Quinn, Treasurer of the West Orange Scholarship Fund, at jquinn@allenco.com or call (212) 339-2548.

Download the invitation and order form: Marie DeMaio Invite 

Download the information for the Ad Journal: Marie DeMaio Ad Journal 

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