Cape High Italian students receive funds to support subscription, scholarship

May 10, 2021 427

Thanks to the generosity of the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia under the direction of Franca Riccardi, PhD, the Cape Henlopen High School Italian classrooms have started receiving the Italian magazine OGGI and will – for the first time since Cape started offering Italian 12 years ago – be awarding a $1,100 scholarship to a deserving senior who studied with Cristina Christy.

This began in December 2020 when a check intended to foster “the diffusion of the Italian language and culture” was forwarded to Christy. The Italian classes had previously enjoyed a subscription to OGGI magazine, but the cost had recently tripled, making it prohibitively expensive. 

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