Thomas J. Luciano was 16 years old, a Junior at South Mecklenburg HS, an active member of the NJROTC program. He was Cadet Chief Petty Officer and the unit’s Public Affairs Officer. Thomas was selected to serve the next year as the Command Senior Chief as the individual most responsible for the development and welfare of junior cades. He was promoted postumusly. He was also an active member of Health Occupations Students of America. He attended World Worship Church. Thomas enjoyed music, dancing and hanging out with his friends. Thomas was full of life and had a smile that would warm any ones heart. Together with his mom, he participated in numerous charitable events. He was proud of his Puerto Rican heritage and proudly displayed his flag at cultural events. He was the loving son of our friend Olga Rivera.
Thomas Luciano Scholarship Fund
The Thomas Luciano Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Thomas J. Luciano, a young member of the Puerto Rican Culture Society. The Thomas Luciano Scholarship Fund provides financial support and scholarships for various programs associated with South Mecklenburg HS, Urban Restoration other area schools and raising seniors in Charlotte/Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. Funding for the Thomas Luciano Scholarship Fund is made possible by your generous donations and fundraising events coordinated by Thomas’ mom, Olga Rivera and PRCSC.
In Loving Memory of Thomas J. Luciano
November 12, 1995 – March 31, 2012
Donations may be mailed to:
P.O. Box 36231
Charlotte, NC 28202