Adelphi Poetry Day Winners

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Long Beach High School students received numerous distinctions for their poetry. At Adelphi Poetry Day, held on May 1 at Adelphi University, Uma Arengo and Jason Ferrante earned Excellence in Poetry honors while Andrea Dispo and Victoria Lugo were presented with Citations in Poetry. Matt Landsman’s poem was selected for publication in Live Poets Society, New Jersey.   Nicole Codianni is one of the top three students selected from all submissions to compete at Write, Rhyme & Recite Collective - Celebrating Young Poets and Highlighting Authors. The event will be held on June 8 at the African American Museum in Hempstead, and contenders will participate with the prospect of winning a scholarship.