The Società Onoraria Italica sponsored the IHCC Essay Contest “Fellini 100” in the New York and New Jersey area. This year’s Essay Winners are:
Italian Essay Winner: Parker Piccolo Hill, an 11th grader from Hendrick Hudson High School, NY, for her essay “Fellini’s 8½” submitted by Prof. Antonietta Gliubizzi.
English Essay Winner: Yuri Lee, a 9th grader from Tuckahoe High School, NY, for her essay “Ginger e Fred”, submitted by Prof. Antonietta DeAngelis and Prof. Michela Vairo.
The above students will receive a check of $200 each from IHCC, Inc. Their essays will be posted on the IHCC Website. In addition, four students from the Italian Essay Competition [Vincenzo Varone, Kayla Sierra, Kaitlyn Hardy, and Emma Higgins] will receive a Recognition Monetary Award of $50 each from the Società Onoraria Italica and a letter, encouraging them to continue their studies in the Italian language and culture.