Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano congratulated John DiPierri of Plainview for his First Place win for poetry in the Creative Arts Competition, held by the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County. Each spring, the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center invites students in middle and high school to participate in an arts competition centered on a theme of social justice, tolerance and respect for diversity. Winners were announced on April 30th.
“I thank the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center for holding this Creative Arts Competition, and congratulate John DiPierri for his First Place win in the poetry category,” said County Executive Mangano. “This competition offers students the opportunity to showcase their creative talents and reflect their understanding of the lessons of history. Each and every winner should be proud of what they have learned and accomplished throughout this process.”
Pictured: Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano presents a citation to John DiPierri, pictured above, along with his dad, Chris, mom, Tara, and sister, Lauren