The Allendale Chamber of Commerce Scholarship is open to Northern Highlands Regional High School Seniors who have demonstrated exceptional talent in DECA and other marketing groups or organizations and who intend to pursue the study of business or marketing at an institution of higher education.


2020 Scholarship Awarded to Juliana Schmid, Lindsey Caruso and Emily Bookstaver.

2019 Scholarship Awarded to Anatalia Sosinsky and Allen Park

2018 Scholarship Awarded to Natalie Giammanco and Jacob Mendel

2016 Scholarship Awarded to Julia D’Arecca

Julia’s Dad, Julia D’Arecca (Scholarship winner), Nickie Lisella (Scholarship Committee Chairperson), Zach Lisella (Chamber co-President) Claudia Sanchez (Chamber co-President)

2015 Scholarship Awarded to Kayla Corbett

Tom & Mary Corbett, Kayla (Scholarship winner), Nickie Lisella (Scholarship Committee Chairperson), Adrienne Tenbekjian (Allendale Chamber President)

2014 Scholarship Awarded to Jared Mezzatesta

Nickie Lisella with Scholarship recipient Jared Mezzatesta and his parents

2013 Scholarship Awarded to Jessica Jacoby

L to R: Birgit DeSotle, Nickie Lisella, Jessica Jacoby, Lois Farese (DECA Advisor) and Michele Calise

2012 Scholarship Awarded to Andrew Rokoszak

L to R: Sharon Maloney, Nickie Lisella, Andrew Rokoszak and his parents, Joe Vargas

2011 Scholarship Awarded to Nicole Sirubi

Scholarship Committee, Nicole, her parents & DECA advisors

2010 Scholarship Awarded to Kaitlyn Dormer

L to R: Adrienne Tenbekjian, Joe Staub, Kaitlyn Dormer (recipient), Nickie Lisella, Susan Keane

2009 Scholarship Awarded to Greg Griffoul

Nickie Lisella presents the award to Greg Griffoul with his family present