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James J. Gillette Award

The James J. Gillette Award began in 2012.

It will award $1,000 to a Rome Free Academy, Rome Catholic School or New York State School for the Deaf senior who plans to pursue a career in the either the hospitality or business fields. The program is made possible through a gift from the estate of James J. Gillette, a long time Rome business owner who passed away in 2006.

2017 James J. Gillette Award Recipient

Deven Desai of RFA who will major in Business Management or Accounting at Babson College, MA