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Wilson IB students excel on national German exams

on Tuesday, 03 April 2018. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News

Wilson IB students excel on national German exams
WINNERS – Annie Kate Watson, left, Isabel Townsend, Katelyn Franck, Carson Cawthon and Rebecca Liu.

Students in the International Baccalaureate Program (IB) at Wilson High School excelled on the 2018 National German Examination for High School Students. Three students received the Gold Medal (90th percentile or higher) and special recognition on the Presidential Honor Roll for outstanding performance. These students are now eligible to apply for AATG-PAD (the Pedagogical Exchange Service) Study Trip Award.

Level 3

• Rebecca Liu (ranked No.1 in South Carolina, 99 percentile on the national level)

• Carson Cawthon (ranked No. 2 in South Carolina)

Level 4

• Annie Kate Watson (ranked No. 1 in South Carolina, 98 percentile on the national level)

In addition, the following students are Level 4 Silver Award (80th to 89th percentile) winners:

• Katelyn Franck

• Isabel Townsend

Students who reached the Achievement level (above national average):

Benjamin Dela Pena, Joanna Nikolakakos, Ethan Strickland, Carmen Lowery, Cairns Desai, Reed Bausmith

They are students of Dr. Lucia Huang.

The National German Examination is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Nearly 20,500 students participated in the exam this year. The National German Exam rewards students through an extensive prize program and provides a means of comparing students in all regions of the US. 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.

For more information on Wilson High School’s IB Program, contact Mrs. Josie Stratton online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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