32nd Annual FIAME Dinner Dance Awards

Josephine Fanelli (c), FIAME president, with honorees (l-r) Jeannine Petraglia, Carmelina Fasolino Lynch, Joanne Rubino, Anne-Marie Annibale Baumis, Angela D’Angelo Deegan, Jennifer Lana Etzel, Alessandra Barone Mercora and Mark Cannizzaro.
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The Forum of Italian American Educators celebrated their 32nd annual dinner dance awards last Friday, April 15 at the Villa Barone Manor. This year’s distinguished honorees included Joanne Rubino, P.S. 83 guidance counselor; Tony Signorile, Morris Park Community Association president; Alessandra Mercora, 1st grade teacher at St. Theresa School; Carmelina Fasolino Lynch, RTI teacher at P.S. 97; Jennifer Lana Etzel, P.S. 83 assistant principal; Angela D’Angelo Deegan, St. Francis Xavier School principal; Mark Cannizzaro, executive vice president, counsel of school supervisors and administrators; Ann Marie Annibale Baumis, associate superintendent for government program diocese of Brooklyn and Jeannine Petraglia, P.S. 498 guidance counselor. The Donation Award was bestowed upon the Little Sisters of the Poor’s Jeanne Jugan Residence.

The FIAME executive board joined in congratulating fellow members Rubino (front, l) and Lynch (back, l) on their success.
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Joanne Palanoppe-Braem (c) and Bill Bream accept the special award given to the Little Sisters of the Poor’s Jeanne Jugan Nursing Home from Josephine Fanelli.
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Fanelli presents Tony Signorile with the Philip J. Abinanti Community Service Award.
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