On the 20th of October 2016 PONYS had the honor to receive a formal recognition from Naples Town Council. The ceremony, held in the beautiful and historical town hall Palazzo San Giacomo was attended by our members in an enthusiastic and unforgettable atmosphere.
The local authorities, represented by the Councillor for Social Policy for the Youth Dott. Alessandra Clemente, wanted to formally celebrate the association for the award Young Minds best Activities Award 2016 by the European Physical Society.
With her words the Councillor remarked the pride and the gratitude that the whole town council wanted to show with the recognition. Indeed, she emphasized the social impact of PONYS activities, always aimed to spread and enlarge passion for science and physics within the local community.
This important prize is achieved within a great network of local partners that were equally mentioned and recognized during the ceremony. Prof. Leonardo Merola, Director of the Department of Physics of the University of Naples Federico II, Dr. Pietro Ferraro, Director of the Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, and Dr. Luca Lista representing INFN took part to the ceremony and enjoyed the wonderful moment with all our members!