Three Manhasset AP Italian students honored for video project

Dec 07, 2018 408

Manhasset Secondary School is pleased to announce that three AP Italian students have been chosen as winners of the “La Resistenza in Cucina (The Resistance in the Kitchen)” video project sponsored by the Italian American Committee on Education. Congratulations to Despina Frankis, Alexis Powers and Alessia Ruffo for their award-winning video.

Under the guidance of their teacher, Maria Mellace, students analyzed authentic materials from post-World War II Italy which were relevant during the time the Italian constitution was ratified. After reviewing the materials and researching the topic, they submitted their original video on how the culinary habits of the Italian population were shaped due to the economic difficulties and the social/political environment in the aftermath of WWII when the Italian constitution was approved.

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SOURCE: https://theislandnow.com

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