A spectacular group of 13 Huntington High School Class of 2022 members were honored for their mastery of French, Italian, Latin and Spanish with special recognition at the annual senior departmental awards ceremony in the auditorium.
Teachers Nadine Araoz, Kristin Fortunato and Dr. Gina Trigian-Molvaut joined Judy Goris-Moroff, Huntington UFSD’s director of world languages, English as a new language and bilingual programs for the awards presentation.
French Award recipients included Cassidy P. Casabona ($200), Sophie A. Laserson ($150) and Mary Grace E. Rorke ($150). Ms. Casabona is headed to the University of Pennsylvania while Ms. Laserson will be attending Boston University and Ms. Rorke will be studying at Duke University.
Italian Award winners included Nathali Ulloa ($250), Adrianna LoScalzo ($125) and Ryan Porzio ($75). Ms. Ulloa will be attending SUNY College at Geneseo while Ms. LoScalzo plans to study at North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Mr. Porzio is headed to Washington and Lee University.
Latin Award honorees included Grace Colavecchio and Erin Ye. Ms. Colavecchio will be attending Binghamton University with Ms. Ye planning to study at Stanford University. Both award recipients received $250 stipends.
Spanish Award recipients included Jazlyn T. Chapas Oliva, Erik A. Flores Reyes, Keylin M. Quintanilla Villalobos, Yanira E. Rivera Ronquillo and Felipe D. Villanueva. Each of the honorees received stipends of $250.