CHS student awarded summer study trip to Germany

Robin Tanenbaum, student of Jennifer Tsai, a German teacher at Claremont High School, has been awarded an all expense paid summer study trip to Germany.

Robin was selected as a national winner after scoring in the 95th percentile on the Level 2015 National German Exam for High School Students sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Nearly 21,000 students participated in the program.

After qualifying with a high score on the National German Exam, Robin submitted responses to several short essay questions in German and in English and was then interviewed by a committee comprised of high school teachers and college professors of German.

Robin is one of 41 German students selected from across the US to receive the award. The study trip includes round?trip air transportation to Germany from New York, a homestay with a host family and excursions to places of cultural and historical significance. The study trip award is made possible through a grant from the Federal Republic of Germany.

Robin and the other winners will travel to Germany this summer. 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.

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