Andrew J. Lanza

May 19, 2019

"What Does Memorial Day Mean To Me?"

For Immediate Release: May 17, 2019

Senator Andrew Lanza sponsored his annual Memorial Day Essay Contest, to recognize 5th grade students from throughout Staten Island for the exemplary work that they demonstrated in their essay submissions. 5th graders took part in this annual essay contest where each student submitted an essay that focused on the student's personal thoughts regarding what Memorial Day means to them. Teachers sent their students' completed essays to the office of Senator Lanza where a winner was selected from each participating school. Those selected were recognized at a ceremony on Friday, May 17, 2019 at IS 24. 

The 2019 “What Memorial Day Means To Me” essay winners are: 

Our Lady Queen of Peace - Luke Kokakis
Our Lady of Good Counsel - Michael Barbera, Maggie Russo
PS 3 - Noah Feldman
PS 6 - Luke Sandvik
PS 8 - Christopher Mangiapia, Shane Kipp
PS 11 - Anjeza Karaj 
PS 16 - Raima Sultana
PS 23 - Lilliana Runnels
PS 26 - Amin Jahaj, Michael Cintron
PS 32 - Leanna Chow
PS 35 - Juliana Pupello, Keira Skonieczny, Arijeta Demirovic
PS 36 - Jenna Balice
PS 38 - Daniel Lu
PS 42 - Frank Barbarino
PS 44 - Amara Janvier 
PS 48 - Maria Klein, Nicole Paguay
PS 52 - Julia Majewski
PS 53 - Natalia Lynn Harris
PS 54 - Rhea Abraham, Shreya Sathish 
PS 55 - Giovanna Grima, Samantha Mormino 
PS 56 - Leanna Albano 
St. Adlabert - Alyssa Badillo
St. Clare School - Angelina Internicola, Gabriella Pulcino
Staten Island Academy - Cole Savino

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