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Announcements & Events

Congratulations to us! 

 2020 - 2024

Some of our board members:

Bottom row from left - Silvana Berardo (President),

Cathy Vignale (Past President)

Top row from left - Marcella Clatworthy, Marisa Fusaro,

Phyllis Pizzolato (Past President), Anna Ranieri  


ITANJ Borse di Studio 2024 Winners

Congratulations to this year's Borsa winners and their instructors!

Per Studenti Universitari

Maria Barragan from Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island.

Instructor, Prof. Norman Rusin.  Photo

Per Studenti di Liceo

Daniela Jaranjeiro from Middletown North High School, Middletown, New Jersey. Instructor, Julia Fielding.  Photo

2024 Italian Language & Culture Day Competition Winners 

Auguri a tutti gli studenti e ai loro prof!   View Photo Gallery

High School Level

1st Place: Saint Peter's Prep, Jersey City, NJ

Teacher: Rosalie Romano

2nd place: E.H.S., Frank J. Cicarell Academy, Elizabeth, NJ

Teacher: Guido Morsella


3rd place: Red Bank Regional H.S., Red Bank, NJ 

Teacher: Amy Eagleton

Middle School Level

1st Place:  Manalapan-Englishtown MS

Teacher: Linda Schiano


2nd Place William R Satz MS (Holmdel)

Teacher: Lisa Biccari

Brooklawn MS ( Parsippany)

Teacher: Margherita Coscia


Student Choice Superlative Awards:


Most Entertaining

HS:  Saint Peter's Prep

MS:  Central MS


Best Pronunciation

HS:  Frank J. Cicarell Academy

MS:  Brooklawn MS


Best Props & Costumes

HS:  Frank J. Cicarell Academy

MS:  Brooklawn MS

Most Creative & Original

HS: St. Peter's Prep

MS: Manalapan/Englishtown M.S.

Connecting Food and Culture - Contest Winners Congratulations to all the participants and their teachers!   


Middle School Winners:

First place: (prize $75.00)  

Gloria Harmon, Brooklawn MS, Parsippany. Teacher - Margherita Coscia


Second place: (prize $50.00)  

Victoria Yachera & Olivia Dean, Central MS, Parsippany. Teacher - Alessia Ricciulli


Third place: (prize $25.00)  

Christina Sayle, Brooklawn MS, Parsippany. Teacher - Margherita Coscia


High School Winners:

First Place: (prize $75.00) 

Kara Lushbaugh & Delanie Meszaro, Notre Dame HS, Lawrenceville. Teacher- Georgia Saverese-Ahearn

2024 Summer Italian Intensive Program for College Credit at MSU 

For high school students, July 8 – 18, 2024. DETAILS

The 2024 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Italian  K-12 - Apply by July 31st



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