2013 Goessl Book Prize Winners


Books Awarded to Outstanding Graduating High School Seniors

Eighteen of the St. Louis area’s best students of German have received the ninth annual Goessl Memorial Book Prize awarded to graduating high school seniors. The awards are supported by funds given in honor of the late Dr. Alfred Goessl, German teacher emeritus at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

This year’s book is the newly published Dictionary for German as a Foreign Language from Langenscheidt.  Congratulations to the following students and their teachers who nominated them.

Dr. Ingeborg Goessl expressed her congratulations received to the students who the book prize named in honor of her late husband.  “When reading letters like these, I realize that as long as there are students like these and the teachers to teach them there is hope for the future.  My special thanks go to all those fine teachers and their exceptional students.”

Sarah Adams

Ladue Horton Watkins High School

Nominated by Deborah Lund

Eric Alseth

Kirkwood Senior High School

Nominated by Larry Anderson

Amanda Alway

Wentzville Holt High School

Nominated by Dee Elder

Demi Avery

Lindbergh High School

Nominated by Laura Conti

Brianna Nicole Bean

Parkway South High School

Nominated by Leslie Peterson

Emily Buatois

Eureka Senior High

Nominated by Christine Staszcuk

Sean Byrne

Parkway Central H.S.

Nominated by Amy McMahon

Katie Feldkamp

Marquette Senior H.S.

Nominated by Kim Hotze

Aiden Komadina

Fort Zumwalt North H.S.

Nominated by Eric Richards

Victoria McBain

Francis Howell North H.S.

Nominated by Anne McParland

Kevin Mitchell

Pattonville Senior H.S.

Nominated by Stephanie Frerker

Amy Oliver

Oakville Senior H.S.

Nominated by Caryn Miller

Casie Shain

Hazelwood West H.S.

Nominated by Sunny Ray M. Serna

Tony Spinelli

Francis Howell H.S.

Nominated by Melissa Dumas

Jaime Staengel

Rockwood Summit H.S.

Nominated by LeAnn Falcetti Sevcik

Abby Stephens

Mascoutah H.S.

Nominated by Kristen Link

Alex Ward

Webster Groves H.S.

Nominated by Cindy Sittmann

Lillian Webster

Nerinx H.S.

Nominated by Kimberly Ady McDonald

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