LAHS teacher Anita Boshier’s National German Exam students proudly show off their medals and certificates. Courtesy photo
Forty six Los Alamos High School students medaled in the 2016 National German Exam for High School Students with 22 students winning gold medals!
LAHS German Exam students also won special recognition on the Presidential Honor Roll for outstanding performance. Students received this award after scoring in the 90 percentile on the level 2, 3 and 4 2016 National German Exam sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG).
In all, 70 LAHS students participated in this exam at levels 2, 3, and 4. (Level 2 = two years of German etc.)
Gold Medal Winners:
Level 2: Ethan Aulwes, Cameron Harlow, Alisha Heikoop, Kyler Parkinson, Ryan Swart, Do Vo, Miriam Wallstrom, Peter Watson, Steven Zhao.
Level 3: Rose Click, Liz Kristin Fassbender, Megan Kornreich, Justin Lemke, Andreas Runde.
Level 4: Louisa Belian, Kathryn Delgado, Devon McCleskey, Benjamin Reidys, Jennifer Wang, Wilbur Wang, Tabitha Welch, Jovan Zhang.
Silver Medal Winners:
Level 2: Nicholas Berndt, Presley Gao, Valerie Li, Madison Mas, Aidan Monteith, Cade Yost.
Level 3: Malakai Coblentz, Alexander Ionkov, Elizabeth Lockhart, Kayla Parker, Richard Romero.
Level 4: Akane Dunn, Jerry Li, Kaan Unal, Robert Zhu.
Bronze Medal Winners:
Level 2: Hanna Littleton, Adam Murrell, Martin Naub, Donald Poston, Jason Smathers.
Level 3: Alexander Jaegers, Thomas Kwei, Noah McCabe, Jennifer Necker, Benjamin Schauer
Level 4: Brandon Bao
Anita Boshier is the German teacher of those students and she is extremely proud of their achievement. Ms. Boshier also wants to thank Melissa Goldmann who prepared those winning students at the Middle School.
About the National German Exams
Hal Boland, teacher of German at Heritage High School in Leesburg, Virginia and AATG President said, “The outstanding performance of these German students in our national competition brings honor to their school, their district, and their German program. The AATG salutes their tremendous accomplishment and the great work their teachers do.”
Founded in 1926, the AATG represents German teachers at all levels of instruction. The AATG is dedicated to the advancement and improvement of the teaching of language, literature, and culture of the German speaking countries!
National German Exam Special Recognition winners display their certificates. Courtesy photo