Citrus County SCORE

The Mission of Chapter 646 is to continue its pre-eminence as a major resource for small business counseling, mentoring, and education in Citrus County. 

SCORE Announces Annual Norm Mangano Scholarship

Norm Mangano

Citrus County SCORE is pleased to announce the awarding of the first Norm Mangano Memorial Scholarship.  The first recipient of the scholarship is Christopher Michaell Cooksey, a current student at the Withlacoochie Technical Institute studying in the Auto Service Technician program.  Mr. Cooksey is a Citrus County resident who has already attained a certification in HVAC.  Mr. Cooksey grew up in Watertown, New York before serving as a U. S. Marine.  He relocated to Citrus County after his discharge from the service.

The scholarship is named for the late Norm Mangano.  Mr. Mangano was an active volunteer, counselor and instructor in Citrus County SCORE.  He served on the Board of Directors, as Vice Chairman and three years as Chapter Chairman.  He was selected by SCORE to serve as District Director overseeing multiple Florida SCORE chapters.

The scholarship may be awarded annually to Citrus County residents who are enrolled in a Citrus County institution of higher education.