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Mirabile Scholarship

Greater Norristown Police Athletic League

Education, Health, Recreation, Community

2017 Harry P. Mirabile, Sr. Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Joseph Giannone, the 2017 recipient of the Harry P. Mirabile Scholarship.  Joseph is a 2017 Norristown Area High School graduate who will be matriculating at West Chester University in the fall to study business.

From left to right: Sal Giannone, Joe Mirabile, Joseph Giannone, Cindy Serratore, Seda Mirabile, and Ken Fennal.

Harry P. Mirabile, Sr. Scholarship

The Greater Norristown Police Athletic League (GNPAL) honors the memory of former director Harry P. Mirabile, Sr. by awarding yearly three scholarships to students pursuing post secondary education at either a college or a trade school.   Each scholarship is valued at $1,500. 

Applicants must have volunteered a minimum of 10 hours at Greater Norristown PAL, as well as having volunteered in the community, in the two years prior to applying to be considered..

Students who are either graduating from high school student or a college undergraduate continuing their post secondary education may apply if they meet the volunteer requirements.

Volunteer opportunities available at Greater Norristown PAL include, but are not limited to:
sports assistant
•    gym monitor
program assistant
summer program aide
clean-up crew
family night volunteer
office helper

To volunteer or to learn more about volunteer opportunities, contact Ken Fennal, GNPAL Director of Operations, at 610-278-8040 or send an e-mail to

Completed applications, transcripts, and letter of recommendation must be received at Greater Norristown PAL no later than May 1.

A Mirabile scholarship application is available at the Greater Norristown PAL Center or may be downloaded by clicking on the link below.  The application is a PDF file and requires Adobe Reader to open.  The fillable PDF may be completed on a computer, then printed. Click on the preferred version below.

PDF:  2018 GNPAL Mirabile Scholarship application.

Fillable PDF:  coming soon.


An informational flyer may be downloaded by clicking Mirabile Scholarship flyer.