Scholarships for High School and College from the German Society of Maryland
The German Society of Maryland helps provide scholarships to students of German who are residents of Maryland attending a Maryland school. High School students can compete to go on the AATG Summer Study Trip to Germany with all expenses paid. The deadline for the high school trip scholarship application is: February 17, 2017. All the information is on the German Society website.
The college students receive awards of either $1,000.00 each for German majors or $400.00 each for German minors. Their application deadline is: March 20, 2017. The application forms are on the website.
Thanks to the German Society of Maryland for their strong support of German study in our area!
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Awards & Highlights
Katrina Griffin, Maryland-DC chapter member and past president, has been named ACTFL teacher of the year!
ACTFL Teacher of the Year: Katrina Griffin
Congratulations to Katrina Griffin of North County High School who was chosen at ACTFL's teacher of the year 2017. The AATG Maryland-DC Metro board would like to congratulate one of its own, Katrina Griffin, on her highly successful year! Ms.Griffin was named Maryland Foreign Language Teacher of the Year in the fall by the Maryland Foreign Language Association (MFLA), and then went on to compete at the regional level, winning the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages(NECTFL) Teacher of the Year Award this February. She was one of five finalists for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages(ACTFL) Teacher of the Year Award. Ms. Griffin teaches German at North County High School in Glen Burnie, Maryland. She is best known for her innovations in STEM education, her involvement with the College Board, her mentorship of new teachers and the professional development she has provided at state, regional and national conferences, among other accomplishments. Congratulations, Katrina!