The student from Reggio Chiara Luppino is a bronze medalist at the International Astronomy Olympics in Beijing

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By John


The student of the Leonardo da Vinci Scientific High School in Reggio Calabria, Chiara Luppinohe conquered the bronze medal at the International Astronomy Olympics, just concluded in Beijing, China.

In the general palmares, the Italian team, made up of six students, achieved third place in the medal table, with five medals: two silvers and three bronzes, including that of Chiara Luppino. It is not the first time that young students from Reggio have achieved such important goals at the Astronomy Olympics, a competition in which they have participated with commitment and prestigious results for many years now. Preparation for these events has long been handled by the science teachers of the Reggio Calabria institutes, coordinated by the scientific staff of the Pythagoras Planetarium of the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria and by its head, Professor Angela Misiano.

“It’s always a source of pride to be able to comment on news like this. Our students are the most sincere and passionate ambassadors of the many excellences of our land. The results achieved at the Astronomy Olympics no longer surprise us, they are the result of wise and meticulous work carried out by serious and qualified teachers, capable of bringing out the many talents within our schools. The structure of the Pythagoras Planetarium and the tireless guidance of Professor Angela Misiano confirm a great scientific excellence of which the metropolitan city is most proud.” Thus the metropolitan mayor of Reggio Calabria, Giuseppe Falcomatà together with the councilor delegate for Culture, Filippo Quartuccio, who add: “We are strongly satisfied to be able to tell once again about a brilliant success, as in the case of the very talented Chiara Luppino who we will have the opportunity to meet to congratulate us in person.”