News: Four Modern Languages Students Receive Awards for German Poetry

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Posted November 18, 2016

Four Georgia Tech students enrolled in German courses at the School of Modern Languages received recognition and a certificates as winners of the Kennesaw State University German Poetry Contest 2016:

  • Sadegh Vejdan: 1st place (Intermediate 2 level)
  • Gabby Oliverio: 2nd place (Intermediate 2 level)
  • Nuzhat Kabir: 2nd place (Advanced level)
  • Sarah Currier: 3rd place (Advanced level)

The KSU German Poetry Contest is for learners of German across the state of Georgia. The program is in its 9th year, organized by Dr. Susanne Kelley, and features a different topic every year. This year approximately 200 poems were submitted from High School and College level learners. The winning poems are selected by KSU's German Studies Majors, together with the full- and part-time faculty of KSU’s German program. This year's topic was "German in the USA," and prizes were sponsored by a Campus Weeks grant from the German Embassy in Washington D.C.

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