Trophies Awarded at 2024 Greenwich Police Dept Scholarship Fund Benefit Car Show

There was beautiful weather on Saturday, June 8, for the 2024 Greenwich Police Dept Scholarship Fund Benefit Car Show at Town Hall.

Classic, antique, custom, and exotic cars, along with vintage fire trucks, filled the lot for car enthusiasts and the public to explore.

Greenwich Police Department Officers Frank Solomon and Anthony D’Arco. Photo credit: Bob Capazzo

Retired Greenwich Police Dept Lieutenant Jim Pucci stands by his classic Chevy. Photo credit: Bob Capazzo

“Education opens doors, creates possibilities, and enables students to reach their full potential. These scholarships for Greenwich Police Officers’ children are a tangible way to demonstrate generosity and solidarity with those who serve and protect us daily,” said Chief of Police James Heavey.

Thanking participants, sponsors, and attendees, the Chief added, “Investing in the education of Police Officers’ children benefits the recipients and contributes to building a stronger community. It fosters a sense of unity and support within law enforcement families while reinforcing the importance of academic achievement.”

From classic beauties to customized marvels, each winner showcased a unique flair that made them stand out among the competition.

Trophies were awarded in the following categories:

The Best in Show Trophy, sponsored by the Greenwich Old Timer’s Association, was awarded to Al Small for his 1965 Chevy Corvette.

Best in Show winner Al Small and his1965 Chevy Corvette. Photo credit: Bob Capazzo

The Chief’s Trophy, sponsored by Putnam Shell, was given to Ed Sememntini for his 1935 Ford Super Deluxe Tudor Sedan.

The People’s Choice Trophy, sponsored by Greenwich Shell, was voted on by the attendees at the Car Show and was presented to Tom West for his 1966 Corvette Convertible.

The Best Engine Trophy, sponsored by Round Hill Service Station, was awarded to Nick Krzemienski for his 2024 Chevy Corvette Stingray.

The Best Survivor Trophy, sponsored by Parsonage Cottage Senior Residence, was awarded to Carmen Moretti for his 1941 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible.

Vicky and Jack DeLuca and Best Exterior winner 1951 Woody Station Wagon. Photo credit: Bob Capazzo

The Best Exterior Trophy, sponsored by Glenville Shell, was presented to Jack DeLuca for his 1951 Woody Station Wagon;

Best Interior Trophy, sponsored by Jonathan Asch, was given to Nick Pagini for his 1956 Coop de Ville;

The Best Paint Trophy, sponsored by Dave Cappuzzello Painting & Paperhanging, was presented to Frank Moretti for his 1964 Ford Thunderbird;

The Best Convertible Trophy, sponsored by Highland Sewer and Drains, was awarded to Jenn Petrizzi for her 1971 Chevy Chevelle.

Event sponsors included Broken Silence Custom Car Audio, Cadillac of Greenwich, The First Bank of Greenwich, Freccia Brothers Garage, Free Rein Coffee Company, Frenzy Design Studio, Greenwich Sentinel, Greenwich Magazine/Moffly Media, Highland Sewer and Drain, Renewal by Anderson, TB12 Service and Z2 Motorsports, LLC. Emboss, LLC produced the event.

The Greenwich Police Scholarship Fund grants financial assistance to the children of active Greenwich Police Officers who qualify by ability and character. For more information or to donate, please visit

The Greenwich Police Department is asking for the community’s support of its Scholarship Fund. Every contribution, however big or small, is so valuable for the future of our children. The Greenwich Police Department Scholarship Fund, incorporated in December  1962, was granted tax-exempt status under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code in November 1963.

In 1963, three scholarships were awarded, representing 80% of the fund’s available resources at that time. Now, almost 60 years later, there are approximately 20 applicants each year, supporting both college boarders and half scholarships to college commuters. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students and maintain an academic GPA of 2.75 or better.

To donate,

The fund is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of four individuals whose roles in the community ensure the Board’s self-perpetuation. These individuals are the Chief of Police, the Greenwich High School Principal, a Town Attorney, and a highly reputable and concerned volunteer from Greenwich’s business community. The Office of the Chief of Police is responsible for the day-to-day administration of its activities. Scholarship awards, however, are awarded after review and a vote by the Board.