Brazoswood Students Qualify for State German Contest

Brazoswood Students Qualify for State German Contest
Posted on 02/09/2018
This is the image for the news article titled Brazoswood Students Qualify for State German ContestOn Saturday, February 3rd, a total of 17 Brazoswood High School German Students competed in a variety of events at Houstonfest, the annual regional German Competition. Every year approximately 700 students from the greater Houston area participate in Houstonfest. This year, six students advanced to the State Competition and will compete on February 24th at Texas State University against other German students from all over Texas.

As a complete surprise the Pass Auf! Novice Team (a game that quizzes students about history, art, vocabulary, spelling, famous people, etc.) comprised of Morgan Parrish, Caleb Edinger, Tess Abney, Jack Lander, Josh Gillis, Jeremy Wilson and Julia Braun, who took first place. The Pass Auf! Varsity Team came in second place in the advanced category. The team consists of Alyssa Maeda, Jason Dedas, George Braun, Tara Grey and Layla Webster.

Jessica Clayton took first place in vocal solo after competing against 28 other soloists.
In Digital Logo Design Aaron Campbell and Santiago Inclan took 9th place. In other individual events George Braun was 3rd in spelling and 5th in vocabulary as well as 10th in culture. Alyssa Maeda was 8th in culture and Jason Dedas was 10th in sight reading. Other students that participated in events such as sight reading, listening comprehension and the scavenger hunt were Caroline Sablatura, Hayle Blevins and Julia Braun. Layla Webster had a wonderful entry in photography titled: Wir wollen nur mehr Freiheit, which is now showcased in the National German Honor Society showcase on the main campus.  

In case you know any of the students please wish them "Herzlichen Glückwunsch" for their hard work and success. And a huge “thank you” to Sonja Cooper for leading this great group.

German Contest 1
Pictures Left to Right: Hayle Blevins and Jessica Clayton

German Contest 2
Pictured Left to Right: Jack Lander, Aaron Campbell, Santiago Inclan, Caleb Edinger, Caroline Sablatura, and Josh Gillis

German Contest 3
Pictured Left to Right: Tara Grey, Alyssa Maeda, Layla Webster, George Braun, and Jason Dedas

German Contest 2
Pictured Left to Right: Jeremy Wilson, Morgan Parrish, and Julia Braun
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