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OATI (Ontario Association of Teachers of Italian) Contest 2014

On May 2nd various school boards from the GTA along with Indepedent schools participated in the annual Italian high school contest which took place at the University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus. The Chair, Professor Emmanuel Nikiema brought greetings on behalf of the Department of Language Studies along with Jackie Goodman ( Office of the Dean) and Madison Peters (Recruitment & Admissions).

Special thanks goes to all the Italian teachers, volunteers, teacher candidates from OISE, University of Toronto and York University to the exceutive committee: Emanuela Polin-DeLuca, Dr. Biagio Aulino, Prof. Salvatore Bancheri, Prof. Gabriella Colussi-Arthur, Maria Ferlisi, Prof. Michael Lettieri, Maria Pallotta and Dr. Mirella Pasquarelli-Clivio and special thanks to Dr. Teresa Lobalsamo and Joanna Szewczyk for all their help in ensuring that the contest ran smoothly.

Congratulations to all students who participated in the contest! Strong linguistic teams represented their school. The next contest will be taking place at York University, May 2015 and we look forward to seeing you all at the contest!

Kudos to the students who won the top prizes in each category.

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