German Day 2018

700+ contestants

25 participating schools

36 competitive events for which we gave out 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes (complete list of winners)

sponsors helped provide the prizes

115 student volunteers helped the events run smoothly

41 German-speakers, mostly faculty members, volunteered to judge the events

2018 Teacher of the Year

Robert Lederer, Ann Arbor Pioneer High School

Photo: Johannes von Moltke, Germanic department chair, congratulates Astrid Tackett as she accepts the 2018 award on behalf of Robert Lederer.

U-M student Brittany Bowman took photos and video at German Day, which she used to create a video using music by Niclas Heidlas ("Never Give Up"). Watch the video below or via this link.

Photos of the event can be found on our Facebook photo album.