The Edmond Sun

June 10, 2013

Irish students place in Deutschfest 2013


Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — Bishop McGuiness Catholic High School students in Frau Bolding’s German class recently competed in Deutschfest 2013 on the OSU campus in Stillwater. Deutschfest is a statewide competition for elementary, junior high and high school students learning German.

Students compete in different levels of various categories. Language includes skit, prose, poetry, situational role play as well as vocabulary and grammar. Other categories include music and dance, arts and crafts and baking where students bake traditional German, Austrian or Swiss baked goods, celebrating the area’s culture.

Students attending are pictured back row, from left:  John Kalk, Farris Braden, Trei Staggs and Johann Ahrens. Front row students with their trophies are, from left: Anna Bahm, Eric Hughes, second place Vocabulary, German IV; Sarah Vaughan, first place Vocabulary, third place Grammar Level 2); Katelyn Widell, first place arts and crafts in Brandenburg Gate Level 1; and Julie Watkins, first place T-shirts Level 1.

Not pictured is Catherine Lewis, who placed first in Instrumental Level 4.