Italian American Educators Honored

Italian_AThe Association of Italian American Educators 18th Annual Educators Awards and Scholarship Celebration was recently held on May 1 at Chateau Briand in Westbury. Many Italian American educators were honored, named “Educator of the Year.” Pictured are honorees with local officials and committee chairmen: Nicholas Maurantonio of The Mary Louis Academy; Dr. Almerinda Forte of St. John’s University; Alessandra Belloni, founder and artistic director of “I Guillari Di Piazza”; Professor David S. Lalama of Hofstra University who received the Lifetime Achievement Award; Dr. Antonnio Giordano of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine who received the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Medical Research; Cav. Josephine A. Maietta, president of AIAE; County Executive Ed Mangano; Nancy Indelicato of the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, who received the Award for Promotion of Italian Culture and Exchange; Alberta Gulotta, founder of the Little Language Studio, who received an Educator of the Year award; and Executive Board Member Dr. Vincenzo Milione.

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