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Congratulations to Maya Molitor, Grades 6-8 Winner of the German Embassy in the USA’s annual 2020 Essay Contest! 

Maya’s essay on her inventor great-grandfather, Nikolaus Molitor, was chosen out of thousands of entries from students across the country both for her personal account of her great-grandfather’s contributions to Germany and for her clear story-telling. You can read the full text of Maya’s winning essay here and see all of this year’s essay contest winners here

Maya Molitor, GW Carver Middle 7th Grade International Studies Student and Grades 6-8 winner of the 2020 Essay Contest of the German Embassy of the USA (Photo: Brigitte Molitor)

Nikolaus Molitor (1873-1948), Maya’s great-grandfather and the subject of her winning essay on German inventors (Photo courtesy of Brigitte Molitor)

Honorable Mention

We’d also like to recognize two other Miami-Dade German language program students who received Honorable Mentions in this year’s essay contest: Lindsey Moll (Sunset 5th IS) and Valerie Williams (Carver 7th IE). Click on each of their names to read their essays.

We are so proud of each of you!