Ortale Scholars

When Peter K. Ortale OPC ’83 came to Penn Charter with a financial aid grant and a passion for football, he had never heard of lacrosse. “He wasn’t a big guy,” said his sister, Cathy Grimes, “but he was fast.” He took quickly to lacrosse and became a leader on the field – a star midfielder. At PC, Ortale was an All-American, first team All-Inter-Ac and first team All-State. His success won him a full athletic scholarship to Duke University.

Read the full story about the Peter K. Ortale OPC '83 Scholarship Fund and the impact he and the Ortale family has had on Penn Charter and beyond.

Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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