The essay will be about one of the persons listed: Joan Bonvicini, Mary Lou Retton (Rotunda), Rocky Marciano, Joe Di Maggio, Amadeo Peter Giannini, Lee Iacocca, Patricia Fiorello Russo, and Leonard Riggio.
A biographical summary is provided for each individual on the GBRAIA website, americanitalians.com. Students are expected to do additional research.
First place: $50.00, 2nd place: $25, 3rd place: $25
A $100 prize will be awarded to the school of the winning essay.
Please carefully read the entry form for all rules. All entries must be postmarked no later than April 17, 2018. Happy writing!