Education

German Language School of Morris County Celebrates Student Achievements and National Honors for Language Proficiency

7eef5399171984236a9a_GLSMC-AATG-National_German_Exam.JPG
Credits: German Language School of Morris County
062285cf98b7491474b9_Honor_Society_Delta-Epsilon-Phi_GLSMC.jpg
Credits: German Language School of Morris County
7eef5399171984236a9a_GLSMC-AATG-National_German_Exam.JPG

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The non-profit German Language School of Morris County (GLSMC), http://www.glsmc.org, celebrated the end of the school year with student performances and a national awards for language proficiency presentation, followed by a brunch for more than 180 students and their families, including several from Bridgewater.

Principal Michaela Greco and GLSMC Board of Trustees presented German Language Diplomas to five students, while 25 students received certificates and metals for passing the National German Language Exam. The German Consulate/New York recognized 16 students for their achievements with the presentation of books from the Consulate’s annual Book Awards program.  The school also inducted 11 students into the National German Honor Society and National Junior German Honor Society during the ceremony.

“Every year we see how hard students have worked and this morning’s program celebrates their achievements,” said Greco. “Not only have our students achieved stellar scores on the National German Exam, several students have passed the German Language Diploma that would allow them to study at German-speaking universities in Europe.  We applaud their hard work and ongoing commitment to learning German.”

Sign Up for E-News

The National German Exam, administered annually to more than 24,000 high school students by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), recognizes verbal and written proficiency in three levels of German. The test includes comprehension, reading and conversational skills, and applied structure of grammar and idioms in context. Annually, the German Consulate in New York City recognizes student achievement with gifts of age-appropriate German language books. 

GLSMC, a Partner School (Pasch-Schule) with the German Federal Republic’s Agency for German Schools Abroad (ZfA), also tests students at six levels of proficiency to earn the German Language Diploma. The ZfA supports German language schools worldwide with professional development, teaching and classroom materials, as well as funding. Students who demonstrate higher levels of comprehension and communication are eligible to study at universities and technical schools throughout the German-speaking nations of Europe. Results for this international exam will be announced later in the year. 

German Language Diploma Recipients

  • Alina Demirel, of Bridgewater
  • Julian Braun, of Cedar Grove
  • Emma Bruce, of Short Hills
  • Lucy Amos, of Kinnelon
  • Lena Breandl, of Sparta

National German Exam/AATG Honors

  • Jacquelyne Amorose, of Bridgewater
  • Alina Demirel, of Bridgewater
  • Marlene Garijo, of Basking Ridge
  • Hendrik Mayer, of Boonton
  • Julian Braun, of Cedar Grove
  • Sarah Kloss, of Chatham
  • Marco Bracco, of Chatham
  • Lily Steidinger, of Flanders
  • Ricardo Mendonca, of Glen Rock
  • Daniel Amos, of Kinnelon
  • Lucy Amos, of Kinnelon
  • Karl Stolze, of Livingston
  • Sophie Hawkes, of Mendham
  • Karl Rehm, of Mendham
  • Isabelle Hawkes, of Mendham
  • Tamara Hadzic, of Millington
  • Anna Gebur, of Morris Plains
  • Mark Winklmeier, of Morristown
  • Robert Klingenburg, of Mountain Lakes
  • Ishan Mukherjee, of Mountain Lakes
  • Luise Fuchs, of New Providence
  • Marianna Netzel, of Randolph
  • Leni Fries, of Rockaway
  • Emily Thompson, of Stirling
  • Devin Mahabir, of Wantage

 

 

German Consulate/New York City Book Award
  • Samuel Schwarz Deanne, of Basking Ridge
  • Henri Houle, of Bethlehem, PA
  • Kruti Narasu, of Chatham
  • Marco Bracco, of Chatham
  • Ashley Sirichoke, of Chester
  • Jessica Akos, of East Hanover
  • Savannah Ramming, of Hillsborough
  • Antonio Vivero, of Kearny
  • Nicholas Salvato, of Maplewood
  • Rayan Echariti, of Mendham
  • Noah Pierre, of Montclair
  • Johannes Wabnitz-Moch, of Morris Plains
  • Anna Gebur, of Morris Plains
  • Markus Bunzendahl, of Mount Tabor
  • Dregon Lee, of Summit
Delta Epsilon Phi: National German Honor Society/National Junior German Honor Society

National German Honor Society Inductee

  • Ricarde Mendonca, of Glen Rock

National Junior German Honor Society Inductees

  • Karsten Hansch, of Bridgewater
  • Nicole Kloss, of Chatham
  • Taryn Roffina, of Chatham
  • Marco Bracco, of Chatham
  • Dario D'Iapico, of Dover
  • Lily Steidinger, of Flanders
  • Karl Rehm, of Mendham
  • Tamara Hadzic, of Millington
  • Ishan Mukherjee, of Mountain Lakes
  • Devin Mahabir, of Wantage

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Bridgewater/Raritan

Upcoming Events

Sun, July 22, 9:00 AM

The Wayrick Gallery, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photography Instructors’ ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sun, July 22, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster,

2018 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Somerville Woman Arrested for Shoplifting from Macy's, According to Bridgewater Police Report

July 14, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Somerville woman was arrested for allegedly shoplifting more than $400 worth of merchandise from Macy's at the Bridgewater Commons Mall July 7, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police.

Sara Morales-Silva, 51, was charged with shoplifting after she was found with about $435.04 worth of merchandise from the store.

She was processed and released pending a ...

The Somerset Patriots And 9-1-1 On FOX Are Looking For Hero First Responders

July 21, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and 9-1-1 On FOX are asking for Hero First Responder nominations from the community.

Nominate a first responder to be recognized on the field during the pre-game ceremony and throw out a ceremonial first pitch at the Saturday, August 4th Somerset Patriots game against the New Britain Bees at TD Bank Ballpark. Three first responders will be chosen ...

Somerville: Gallery Hosts Photo Society's 90th Anniversary Exhibit

July 15, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Arts on Division is presenting “Visions of Raritan Photographic Society – A Celebration of 90 years” from Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division Street.

The Raritan Photographic Society, founded in 1929, is the oldest photography club in New Jersey. The exhibit celebrates the organization's 90 years ...

Take Action to Reduce Debt

In our last article, we broached the subject of debt and the township’s reliance – or over-reliance – on debt to fund our yearly expenditures for items such as roads. So, ok, we want to reduce our reliance on debt moving forward, especially as the cost of borrowing is rising. What’s the solution?

Well, there’s no magic wand we can wave to suddenly end ...

Is the Mediterranean Diet Still the Best for Heart Healthy Eating?

The Mediterranean diet has long been the standard for heart healthy eating.  It is a diet that emphasizes olive oil, fresh vegetables, nuts, whole grains over refined grains, fish and plant-based protein over red meat, herbs and spices to flavor food over salt, and fresh fruit for dessert instead of refined sweets. The US News and World Report even named the Mediterranean diet its ...

Celebrate Summer with Freedom & Responsibility

Parents and students rejoice!

School is out and everyone can now experience a great sense of freedom. Kids want to be outside enjoying summer weather and; although it’s the most wonderful season for non-academic activities involving swimming, traveling, and hiking to name a few, let us not forget that summer loss is a serious long-term result of not opening a book or writing for eight ...

Unique Skill Set Offers Students an Advantage

One of our SAT prep students recently gained a lot of attention for being accepted to all seven of the Ivy League schools to which she had applied, as well as to Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) She has chosen to attend M.I.T. and major in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Of course, Diana had earned stellar SAT scores and had a most impressive ...

Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

July 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, and dining ...