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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

A way with words

Students told the story of Christopher Columbus

From l to r: Ellen King and Kaitlyn Capone, both of Hamden High School; Matthew D’Angelo, of Notre Dame of West Haven; winners of the Columbus Day Committee of Greater New Haven Essay Contest, and Essay Committee Co-Chairmen Louis Criscuolo and Richard DiPalma.The students won the contest for essays that presented the best biographical portrait of Christopher Columbus, highlighting his influence on United States and relating his experience to the immigration experience of today and the last century, organizers said. Missing from the photo are winners Kara Maltese, West Haven High School and Donato Biceglia of Notre Dame of West Haven.