Thomas DeBernardis, a 4 year member of the Utica Post 229 American Legion Baseball Team, was named the ‘Captain of the All Academic Team’, a national scholarship awarded to one player each season.

DeBernardis was selected to represent the Utica Post 229 American Legion Baseball team as its applicant for the Department of New York Scholarship.  Tom was one of three winners of the Department scholarship and subsequently was selected to advance and represent the Department for the North East Regional Scholarship.  Tom was awarded the North East Regional Scholarship and then advanced to the National level and was named the ‘Captain of the All Academic Team’.

Congratulations to Tom on his well deserved achievements. Tom will be attending Cazenovia College in the fall.

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