Language Skills Shine at Poetry Contest

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High School East students Alessandro Tartamella and Kessandra Chisholm competed against districts from across Long Island in the annual American Association of Teachers of Italian poetry contest at SUNY Old Westbury on April 8.

In the level 5 category, Tartamella placed third, and Chisholm received honorable mention. The winners recited their poems for an Italian radio station (WHRU 88.7 FM) at Hofstra University on April 9.