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Lincoln-Way students honored for excellence in German proficiency
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

On April 19 and April 20, 2018 Lincoln-Way students enrolled in German at Lincoln-Way East and Lincoln-Way West participated in the National German Exam for Level 1. Students Catherine Golchini, Noah Mize and Jacob Welker earned high achievement on the exam, receiving the Gold Award.

Nearly 21,000 students participated in the exam, administered by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Students who scored in the 90th percentile or higher earned the Gold Award and are recognized on the Presidential Honor Roll on AATG’s website. Approximately 2,000 students recognized with a Silver Award (80th to 89th percentile), and over 2,000 students received a Bronze Award (70th to 79th percentile).

Numerous students earned high scores. Students who earned the Silver Award include Jackson Kogut, Kayla Wojcik, Leah Flores, Devin Walles, Ava Basile, Liam Kirschbaum, Morgan Hujda and Michael Bay. Students who earned the Bronze Award include Meaghan Baker and Michael Szczasny.

"I'm very excited that my students were able to show off their German skills and be rewarded for their hard work,” says Lincoln-Way German Instructor Amy Ficarello.

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.