Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation scholarship

Louis Altobelli, right, owner of Rio Auto Body, presents the final installment of $2,500 to Dr. Barbra Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College.

Provided by the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation received a $2,500 scholarship donation from the owner of Rio Auto Body.

Lou Altobelli, owner of the body shop in the Rio Grande section of Middle Township, donated the fifth and final installment of a $12,500 contribution to Create Opportunity — The Capital and Scholarship Campaign for Atlantic Cape, Atlantic Cape announced Monday.

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“The Rio Auto Body Scholarship is presented annually to a second-year Cape May County resident with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is a full-time business major with financial need,” Atlantic Cape said in a statement.

Altobelli serves as a trustee for the foundation. He has served as co-chair of the college’s 2014 and 2015 Scramble “Fore” Scholarships Golf Tournament Committee. In past years, Altobelli and his company have supported the foundation’s golf tournament and Restaurant Gala.

For more information about the Atlantic Cape Foundation and giving opportunities, contact Maria Kellett, senior director of resource development amd community and alumni outreach, at 609-463-3670 or

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Waldy Diez joined the Press of Atlantic City's breaking news team in July 2017. She's a graduate of Syracuse and Rowan Universities. Previously, she was a morning tv news producer.

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