Tuesday, June 3 Kayla Levasseur received the Gail Pagano - DiPrete Science Scholarship award in a ceremony at Hugh B. Bain Middle School (Cranston.) Little did she know that Steve Mcgarva would be present to honor her. He has spent the past 2 years in Puerto Rico rescuing stray dogs from "Dead Dog Beach." He's been featured in People magazine and has appeared on the Ellen Degeneres Show.
From left: Steve McGarva,Lisa & Jeff Levasseur, Dr. E. J. Finocchio, and Kayla.
In front: Megan Levasseur
McGarva with Kayla,
RISPCA staff members and friends