Education

Hillsborough Students Earn Top Grades in German Competiton

 
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Hillsborough High School Seniors Amanda Gillette and Meghan Crowley have
been awarded the Presidential Honor Roll Goldurkunde Medal (Gold Medal) and special
recognition on the Presidential Honor Roll for outstanding performance on the 2017 National
German Exam for high school students. 
 
Both students scored above the 90th percentile on the Level Four 2017 National German Exam sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German. Gillete scored in the 96th percentile and Crowley scored in the 92nd percentile.

The National German exam, now in its 57th year, rewards exceptional German students through
an extensive prize program. The exam is given in electronic format and measures student
proficiencies in the German language. Over 20,000 students participated in the exam during the
2016-2017 school year

Sign Up for E-News

Students taking the Level Four exam are expected to have an intermediate proficiency range. Students in levels 2-4 who score in the 90th percentile may apply for the AATG/PAD Study Trip Awards, a four-week study trip to Germany.
 
Hillsborough High School students Curtis Chen (Sophomore), Lara Leitz (Freshman), Tristan
Leitz (Freshman), and Shridhar Parthasarathy (Sophomore) took the Level Three exams and also
earned Goldurkunde medals. 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Like

Sign Up for E-News

Hillsborough

Ciattarelli: Every GOP Assembly Member Voted Against GOP Guadagno Electricity Plan

May 23, 2017

 
 
SOMERVILLE, NJ – Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, candidate for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, said the May 22 vote in the lower house demonstrates how out-of-touch Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno’s liberal stance on cap and trade is with Republican voters in New Jersey, as a bill to return the state to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) passed ...