Italian Teachers’ Association of New York Hosts Annual Awards Ceremony

Jul 16, 2019 102

BY: Alex Catti

The Italian Teachers’ Association of New York and Westchester (Chapter of American Association of Teachers of Italian) gathered at NYU’s Kimball Hall on Saturday, June 15, 2019 to acknowledge the accomplishments of both students and educators. Awards were given in the name of Dr. Leonard Covello, a pioneer in community education and cultural awareness.

Guests were welcomed by Antonette Laricchia, president of the Italian Teachers’ Association of New York and Westchester and by Lucrezia Lindia and Rosa Riccio Pietanza, past presidents. Following Laricchia’s welcome, Diana Marie Paunetto sang beautiful renditions of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “Fratelli d’Italia.” 

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SOURCE: https://www.lavocedinewyork.com

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