AHS class first of its kind in KS

Photo provided

Irene Mrázek, representative of the German Agency for Schools Abroad presents Meagan Meneley with a certificate designating Abilene High School as the first German Language Diploma School in Kansas. The presentation was made at a conference in Denver on Sept. 16 and 17 by the German Agency for Schools Abroad. With this distinction, AHS may now offer two levels of language proficiency exams (DSD 1 & 2) with which students can certify that they meet the required language proficiency (B1 and C1 on the European scale) to attend higher education institutions in Germany. The big draw here is not only outstanding programs, but the German zero tuition policy for all students whether German or foreign citizens. Students who earn this official certification would likely have access to scholarship money and professional opportunities here at home as well — an all around win for students.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.