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Congratulations to our student award winners!

June 15, 2020

Award for Outstanding Achievement in First-Year German 

Annie Chen 
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences MMSS & Economics, Class of 2023

Kendall Clark 
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2023

Olivia Yarvis 
Medill School of Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communications, Class of 2023


Award for Outstanding Achievement in Second-Year German

Denis Gribincea
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2023

Anastasia Lantsova
McCormick School of Engineering, Class of 2023


Géza von Mólnár 
Essay Award 

Max Hyman, Weinberg College of Arts and Science, Class of 2021
Essay: Deconstructing Convention (First Prize)
German 322-0/Comparative Literature 312-0 Kafka and his Animals: Samuel Weber, Winter, 2020

 Nikol Kralimarkova, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2021
Essay: At Home (Second Prize)
German 322-0/Comparative Literature 312-0 Kafka and his Animals: Samuel Weber, Winter, 2020


Géza von Mólnár German Achievement Award 

George Papajohn, Bienen School of Music, German minor, Class of 2020
Essay: Bergs Arme Leut: Eine Analyse musikalischer Identitäten und Nichtidentitäten in Wozzeck (First Prize)
German 327 German Expressionism: Jan Behrs, Fall, 2019

Samuel Cole, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science & German majors, Class of 2020
Essay: Eine Frage der Perspektive (Second Prize)
German 345 Kafka: Erica Weitzmann, Winter, 2020

 Erica Henschen, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Neuroscience & German majors, Class of 2021
Essay: Der Einfluss des deutschen Expressionismus auf moderne Filme (Second Prize)
German 327 German Expressionism: Jan Behrs, Fall, 2019


Award for Outstanding Work in German Language and Culture

Mackenzie Gentz, Bienen School of Music & Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Oboe Performance & Linguistic Majors, German minor, Class of 2023
Creative Essay: Still: eine Kurzgeschichte (First Prize)
German 221-3 Introduction to Literature: 1945-Today: Franziska Lys,  Fall, 2019

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