Italian Students Place in Poetry Contest

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On April 8, select Italian students from Calhoun, Kennedy and Mepham High Schools participated in the American Association of Teachers of Italian’s annual poetry contest at SUNY Old Westbury. Students recited poems from renowned Italian poets and were judged on their fluency, poise, interpretation and memorization of each piece.

Calhoun High School
Lauren Ameruoso -  Second Place (Mr. Ritaccio)
Sara Grossman - Honorable Mention (Mr. Ritaccio)
David Bekore - Honorable Mention (Ms. Sycoff)

Mepham High School
Kristen Corless - Level V - Honorable Mention (Mr. Franklin)

The following teachers were instrumental in making the day a success: Antonietta Valenti, Christen Visceglie, Andrew Franklin, Betsy Siegelaub, Jerry Ritaccio and Cara Sycoff.