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German Students WOW

posted Apr 8, 2019, 2:11 PM by Stephanie Burdic

Please join Wendy Brennan and Jason Pitt in congratulating the following Mustangs on their terrific accomplishments in the realm of German-related academia. We feel very lucky to work with such a hard-working and talented cohort of students!

Eliana Siebe-Walles and Matthew McGrath were selected to participate in the PASCH study trip to Germany this year. They will spend three weeks in July studying German in Frankfurt with teens from all over the world.

The National German Exam, a rigorous test of listening and reading skills, was administered in January. The following Millard North students scored in the 70th-99th percentile: Caleb AlexanderAllan MuinovManogna MuktineniJustin De Haai BadillaMatthew McGrathLauren WoodardFrancesca KerkhofsJayadeep Peddyreddy, and Katelyn SmithJustin, Matthew, and Caleb scored above the 90th percentile, giving them the opportunity to apply for an all-expenses-paid study trip to Germany this summer.

The following students were inducted into the Nebraska Theta chapter of Delta Epsilon Phi, the National Honor Society for high school students of German, on March 12: Justin De Haai BadillaMatthew McGrathBryan SchuetzLilianne TaylorKailyn TownsendMahalakshmi VodnalaNicole WandreyEleanor Ward, and Lauren Woodard.

The Mustangs continued their tradition of bringing home the hardware from the annual Nebraska German Convention, held this past Saturday in Lincoln. Click the link to see this year's winning music video! Results are below:

German Music Video - 1st place - (Luke EichmannKatlyn JenkinsSantosh KotaPatrick McNamee)
Knowledge Bowl Level 1 - 3rd place - Savannah MeyersGracella Rosowski
Knowledge Bowl Level 4 - 1st place - Kiersten PreussMcKenzie NelsonChristopher GrunkeShreya Yadav
Poster - 2nd place - Savannah MeyersGracella Rosowski