Sunday, April 28, 2013

35 Top Students of German from 9 Minnesota High Schools Honored at CSB/SJU Awards Banquet

On Saturday, April 27, 2013, one hundred students, faculty members, parents and friends gathered in the Saint John's University Great Hall to celebrate the achievements of some 35 students who placed in the 90th percentile on the national AATG German test. Before and after a hearty lunch of Wienerschnitzel, Spätzele, Rotkohl und Apfelstrudel, event MC Mark Thamert lead the crowd in singing zwei Kanon-Lieder, Für Speis und Trank and Wann und wo?   

Wienerschnizel, Rotkohl, Spätzele, Salat, Apfelstrudel!

Click herer for the complete set of 80 photos from the awards ceremony:  AATG banquet 4-27-13

Dear Minnesota German teachers, Congratulations on your superb work
on behalf of Minnesota's students of German!

This year's honored High Schools:
Academy of the Holy Angels
Apple Valley High School
Hermantown High School
Irondale High School
Northfield High School
Rosemont High School
Saint John's Preparatory School
Saint Paul Academy and Summit School
Wayzata High School

And here are some of Minnesota's finest students of German:

Andreas Kiryakakis, Jae Cody (MNAATG president) and Lisa Ohm
Jae Cody and Mark Thamert, event MC.
Jae Cody congratulates Matt Mitchell on
his being named Minnesota German Teacher of the Year

Jutta Crowder receives the prestigious Concordia Language Villages
4-week summer scholarship on behalf of Saint Paul Academy 

Thank you, Lisa Ohm, for organizing such a wonderful event! 

Here is the complete set of 80 photos from the ceremony: AATG banquet 4-27-13

Special thanks to Jutta Crowder, Jim Nagel, Verena Luthy-Clay, Emmy Sack, Susan Sullivan, Rebecca Waterhouse and Jae Cody for being present to support and congratulate some of Minnesota's finest students of German!