BC Vollie Gets Hitched
Scott Battaglia, a Broad Channel Volunteer Firefighter since 2001, got married on July 24, 2010. Battaglia was the Music Director at St. Rose of Lima for nine years and taught music in the school for four years. He directed the Choir for the Eucharistic Congress of the Rockaways alongside other Rockaway musicians and was a member of the Rockaway Theatre Company as an actor and Music Director for five years. Currently, Battaglia is the IT Manager at a Law Firm in Man-hattan.
His bride, Marie Koutsavlis, is getting her master’s in education at Vanderbilt University. She grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. She is a certified Music Therapist and plays the flute and guitar. Koutsavlis has a younger brother and sister. She attended Molloy College for her undergraduate degree in Music Therapy. She works with special needs kids (often autistic children).
The couple met at St. Andrew the Apostle Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn where Battaglia was the Music Director for four years and she played the flute and helped with the teen program. Battaglia is the son of Linda and John Battaglia. He is the brother of Gregg and John. Koutsavlis is the daughter of Marilyn and James Koutsavlis and sister to Steven and Cathy.