2018 German Examinations Prize-giving ceremony

 At the Fisher & Paykel Appliances auditorium at Auckland University

At the Fisher & Paykel Appliances auditorium at Auckland University

A large number of students, parents, friends, families and teachers attended the prize-giving celebrations of the 2018 Auckland Goethe Society German examinations on September 26.  The Fisher & Paykel Appliances auditorium at Auckland University was packed with visitors and aspiring German language learners.

 Guest speaker Astrid Sandberg and overall winner Hugh Malcolm, Mount Albert Grammar School.

Guest speaker Astrid Sandberg and overall winner Hugh Malcolm, Mount Albert Grammar School.

Guest speaker Astrid Sandberg shared her experience with the audience and described how learning the German language has enriched her life and helped her to make a lot of friends and has led to a successful career.  She encouraged the young students to give learning a second language a chance.

Auckland Goethe Society president Stephan Resch pointed out that the examinations would not have been possible without the support of the teachers of German in Auckland schools and the help of a dedicated team of people, willing to be involved.