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Saltzman East Memorial Students Awarded Certificates For Creative Writing By The Women’s Club Of Farmingdale

Pictured: Mrs. DeTommaso, Gr. 4 Teacher; D. Cianciabella, Creative Writing Chair; B. Hoerner, WCF President; Michaela Rodriguez; Mackenzie Happ; Mrs. Smar, Asst. Prin.; Dr. O’Regan, Prin.

On March 11, the General Federation of Women’s Clubs NYS held its annual Cultural Arts Day Competition at Domenico’s Restaurant hosted by the Women’s Club of Farmingdale. While guests enjoyed a delicious lunch, artwork and crafts submitted by Farmingdale School District (FSD) students was being judged. Prior to this, Dolores Cianciabella, GFWC Chairperson/Creative Writing, also judged the Poems and Short Stories submitted. We are so proud to announce the following FSD student winners. Congratulations to all!


2nd Pl Mackenzie Happ Poetry, “A Blizzard is Coming”;

3rd Pl Michaela Rodriguez Poetry, “Skies”;

3rd Pl Michaela Rodriguez Short Story, “Snowed In”


1st Pl Jaxon Parisi Woodworking Small End Table;

1st Pl Jaxon Parisi Woodworking Set of 4 Coasters;

1st Pl Gabby Keeden Paper Mache Whale/Shark;

2nd Pl Julianna DeSantis Ceramics Scorpian;

2nd Pl Maya Patterson Paper Mache Bunni Bun;

3rd Pl Kylie Halpin Paper Mache Set of 4 Sea Slugs;

3rd Pl Deanna Ziegler Ceramics Skull Face Mask.


1st Pl Clay Bany Mixed Media Artwork;

1st Pl Ellana Black Still Photo Digital;

1st Pl Rakel Rodriquez “Sarah” Artwork;

2nd Pl Raine Villataro Charcoal “My Land”

Through the efforts of Saltzman East Memorial School staff:  Principal Dr. O’Regan; Asst. Principal Mrs. Smar; Teacher Mrs. DeTommaso, Gr. 4; a photo op was scheduled with Mackenzie Happ and Michaela Rodriquez, Horizon Gr. 4 winners in the creative writing category for their poems and short story.

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