Pirandello Lyceum Honors Young Scholars of Italian
Four young Italian scholars received scholastic awards from the Pirandello Lyceum recently during ceremonies held in Boston recently. The Lyceum promotes the recognition of the impact of Italian language and culture to America, honors outstanding Italian-Americans for their contributions to society and assists young students in furthering their studies of Italian language and culture.
“The students selected represent the future of America…They also stand as an example of the importance of the best of Italian and American values: respect of heritage, hard work, family strength and personal sacrifice.”
The students chosen for the awards were cited for their extraordinary academic achievements in High School and the many activities in which they participated that supported their communities. The Pirandello Lyceum scholars are: Amelia Cecere from Burlington High School; Juliana Hillis from Stoneham High School; Niccolas Hood from Revere High School and Michael Reynolds from Revere High School.
Rosario Cascio, the President of the Pirandello, praised the students for their academic achievement and publicly thanked the members and sponsors of the scholastic awards.“The students selected represent the future of America,” said Cascio. “They also stand as an example of the importance of the best of Italian and American values: respect of heritage, hard work, family strength and personal sacrifice.”
President Cascio said that all the students plan to include Italian studies in the college careers.
Many assume that scholarships are primarily designed for students who are in dire need of financial assistance. This is not the case.kingoroot In fact, winning a Pirandello Lyceum scholarship is encourage for any student that participates in some way to fulfill the mission of the Pirandello Lyceum. Please read here for more about this generous offering. Please read here for more about this generous offering.