Mars High students inducted into German National Honor Society

May 1, 2019 Cranberry Living


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Mars High School students recently were inducted into the school’s German National Honor Society Chapter. Front row, from left, are Caroline Wroblewski, Peyton Felicetti, Grace DiVecchio, Maya Price, Chloe Milliron, Alexandra Knotts, Allison Lusk, Kara Rocco, Madeline Gagnon, Ashley Ward and Nathan Skomo. Back row, from left, are Steven Papik, Bradford Astbury, Jonathan Wetherholt, Jacob Wooldridge, McKenna Bowes, Morgan Raabe, Caden McKotch, Kurt Brubach, Logan Anderson, Ian Buttermore and Anthony DaRe. Also pictured are German teachers Erin Donahue, left, and Shawna Peters, right. Not pictured are Dane Beller, Trenton Irwin, Alexa Moyer and Alex Smith.

ADAMS TWP — A number of Mars High School students were inducted into the school’s German National Honor Society (Delta Epsilon Phi) Chapter on April 18.

Inductees are juniors Logan Anderson, Bradford Astbury and Steven Papik; and sophomores Dane Beller, McKenna Bowes, Kurt Brubach, Ian Buttermore, Anthony DaRe, Grace DiVecchio, Peyton Felicetti, Madeline Gagnon, Trenton Irwin, Alexandra Knotts, Allison Lusk, Caden McKotch, Chloe Milliron, Alexa Moyer, Maya Price, Morgan Raabe, Kara Rocco, Nathan Skomo, Alex Smith, Ashley Ward, Jonathan Wetherholt, Jacob Wooldridge and Caroline Wroblewski.

Delta Epsilon Phi is an honor society specifically for high school students enrolled in German language classes. To be eligible for participation, students must be enrolled in German 3, German 4 or Advanced Placement German; have a minimum average GPA of 3.6 in German classes and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale); and no disciplinary record.

Each school year, active members of Delta Epsilon Phi must complete 10 experience or service hours, which may be earned through German Club activities, fundraisers, extra-cultural experiences, tutoring and more. Active members are eligible for state and national awards, scholarships, travel stipends and contests.

The goal of Delta Epsilon Phi, which is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German, is to recognize high school achievement in German and to promote interest in the study of the German language and culture.

For more information, contact German Club advisers Erin Donahue and Shawna Peters at 724-625-1581.

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