DGS Students Earn National German Exam Recognition

DGS Students Earn National German Exam Recognition

South High students took the optional National German Exam in late 2018 and earned recognition for their performance. 21 South High students earned awards based on their level in class (see lists below).

To view photos of all award winners South, view the Flickr Album.

Sarah Moreno’s classes:

  • German Level 2 Gold Medalist: Nolan Mason (pictured)
  • German Level 2 Silver Medalist: Canyon Stage (pictured)
  • German Level 2 Bronze Medalist: Stefan Tambik (pictured)
  • German Level 2 Achievement Awards: Margaret Stucko, Grace Reiter, Nolan Daughtery, Colin Newey, Brooke Christie
  • German Level 4 (AP) Bronze Medalist: Michaela Rakos
  • German Level 4 (AP) Achievement Award: Hanna Diggory

Janet Stock’s classes:

  • German Level 2 Gold Medalists: Nick Schmidt-Bailey and Louis Mueller
  • German Level 2 Achievement Awards: Kaylee Kowalczyk, Bianka Kurcina and Devan Williams
  • German Level 3 Silver Medalist: Mark Haddleton
  • German Level 3 Bronze Medalists: Heather Lea and Daniel Brudniak
  • German Level 3 Achievement Awards: Colin Dodd, Bella Oberg and Shannon Simpson

“We are incredibly proud of our students not only for taking this exam, but earning this prestigious recognition,” South High German teacher Sarah Moreno said. “We hope these students will continue their language studies beyond their high school career.” Janet Stock also teaches German at South High.

The National German Exam is administered each year to over 26,000 high school students of German. The exam, now in its 59th year, provides individual diagnostic feedback, rewards students through an extensive regional and national prize program, and creates a sense of accomplishment. Exam results provide teachers a means of comparing students in all regions of the country, as well as programmatic data to help inform curricular decisions.

To learn more about the National German Exam, visit the American Association of Teachers of German website. To learn more about World Languages at District 99, visit the South High Department webpage.