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Young Achiever: Angelina Patarini

About Tony LaRussa
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Norwin Star

Angelina Patarini, 10, of Emsworth, recently was named a finalist in the seventh annual U.S. Constitution Day Poster Contest sponsored by Constitutionfacts.com. She is a fifth-grader at Avonworth Elementary School.

By Tony LaRussa

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Age: 10

Family: Parents, Christopher and Lisa Patarini; sister, Carly, 16

School: Angelina lives in Emsworth and attends fifth grade at Avonworth Elementary School.

Hobbies/Activities: Angelina is a competitive swimmer with the Northgate Aquatics Club in Bellevue and recently qualified in nine events for the Junior Olympics, including the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard individual medley. She is involved in musical theater and recently concluded a stage performance with the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center in Midland.

Noteworthy: Angelina was recently named a finalist in the 7th annual U.S. Constitution Day Poster Contest sponsored by Constitutionfacts.com. Constitution Day was Sept. 17. Angelina's poster was one of 39 entries selected from the more than 30,000 submitted from across the country by students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students were asked to design a poster showing how they benefited from the freedoms embodied in the Constitution. Entries can been viewed at www.constitutionfacts.com/constitution-poster-design-contest.

Quote: “I was pretty excited because I knew a lot of people were entering,” Angelina said. “It was really nice.”

 

 

 
 


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