Four area high school seniors and residents of Middletown, Natalie and Emily Pulvirenti of Mercy High School, Joseph Barbagallo of Xavier High School and Alexa DeSena of Middletown High School, are recipients of the Kiwanis Club of Middletown’s 2022 annual scholarship awards. Sisters Natalie and Emily both plan to attend Salve Regina University for the fall semester. Joseph will be attending University of California – Irvine. Alexa is enrolling at Central Connecticut State University. The recipients received a combined $5,500 in funds.