Harrison students who study Italian in the Harrison schools were recognized for their excellence in a ceremony at Antonio Meucci Lodge as part of Italian Heritage Month. The students, whose academic experience levels range from Level 2 through Level 5 and Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate studies, were nominated by their teachers for their love of and dedication to Italian language and culture. These 7th –11th graders were honored along with other outstanding students from public and private schools in Westchester County that offer Italian studies as a Language Other Than English.
honored this year were:
Samantha O’Reilly - (Level 2 – Elvira Gibaldi teacher)
Daniel Schaprio - (Level 2 – Christina Zaccagnino teacher)
Olivia Ferraro – (Level 2 – Dana Giuliano teacher)
Allison Karantzis – (Level 3 - Maria Conte teacher)
Catherine Rocchi – (Level 4 – Cristina Distasio teacher)
Jenna Lefkowitz – (Level 5/IB – Maria Battapaglia teacher)
The Antonio Meucci Lodge is a member of The Order Sons of Italy in America, the nation’s oldest and largest Italian American service and advocacy organizations.