The Swampscott Police Relief Association awarded its 2012 scholarship to Matt Gambale, a Swampscott High School graduate, Class of 2012.
Matt received a check for $500 from the SPRA.
He will be attending Westfield State and studying criminal justice.
Matt was a linebacker for the Big Blue football team and a mid-fielder on the school's boys lacrosse team. He was named to the NEC South all-star lacrosse team and the division's Offensive Player of the Year.