Six Wheatley Students Earn Medals at Italian Poetry Contest!

Congratulations to the medalists of the annual poetry contest sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Italian. Wheatley had six medalists this year.  Approximately 250 students from Long Island competed in this annual event held on Friday, 24 March at SUNY at Old Westbury.

On returning from the contest, Wheatley Italian teacher Susan Vasselman expressed:

I am extremely proud of all our students who participated in this event today.

Level I

  • 1st Place: Eric Ness
  • 2nd Place:  Mia Blitz
  • Honorable Mention:  Jason Liu

Level II

  • 2nd Place:  Adeel Anwar
  • 3rd Place:  Dean Sheinman

Level III

  • 3rd Place:  Cecilia Jozef

Congratulations to Joseph Doria, Patrick Brady, Victoria Mora, Kyle Eberlein and Grace McPhillips who also participated in the event, and thanks to Mrs. Vasselman for supporting the students!

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