Chelmsford High School Alumni Association
BERNARD A. DiNATALE, Jr.
Awarding Criteria: Will be awarded to a deserving senior who has excelled in the study of physics.
Bernard “Bernie” DiNatale was a long time, dedicated, innovative educator at Chelmsford High School. He began his career as a member of what was then called the Industrial Arts Department. His Electronics courses were very popular and formed the basis for many students’ careers in Electrical/Electronics engineering and the electrical trades.
His love of science and all related fields led him to teaching Physics. His students quickly recognized his dedication and ability to explain complex concepts, and he became the “teacher to have” for Physics.
He ended his long and illustrious career in Chelmsford as the Director of Technology for the school system. He is remembered as the innovator that began the computer network for the system when computer technology was emerging as a viable tool to support all aspects of education.
The Bernard A. DiNatale, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a deserving senior who has excelled in the study of Physics.