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/organizations. The candidate is applying with the intention of pursuing the study of business or marketing at an institution of higher education.

To access The Allendale Chamber of Commerce’s DECA Scholarship application, please select the following link. Applications must be received by Friday, May 26th and mailed to The Allendale Chamber of Commerce, Attention Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 144, Allendale, NJ 07401. Best of luck to all of the applicants!

The 2023 Allendale Chamber of Commerce’s DECA Scholarship Application


2022 Scholarship Awarded
to Mason Levy (First Place) and Luka Abuladze & Jeffrey Khang (Second Place)


2021 Scholarship Awarded
to Andrew DiGisi & Ava Lyons

2020 Scholarship Awarded
to Juliana Schmid, Lindsey Caruso, & Emily Bookstaver

2019 Scholarship Awarded
to Anatalia Sosinsky & Allen Park

2018 Scholarship Awarded
to Natalie Giammanco & Jacob Mendel

2017 Scholarship Awarded
to Alexandra Pirsos & Grace Travers

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), and Claudia Sanchez (Chamber Co-President)

2015 Scholarship Awarded
to Kayla Corbett

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

2014 Scholarship Awarded
to Jared Mezzatesta

Nickie Lisella with Scholarship winner 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, and Joe Vargas

2011 Scholarship Awarded
to Nicole Sirubi

Scholarship Committee, Nicole, her parents, and DECA advisors

2010 Scholarship Awarded
to Kaitlyn Dormer

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

2009 Scholarship Awarded
to Greg Griffoul

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