2016-11-07 Election School Project

On November 7, 160 students representing 34 schools from Berlin (18), Brandenburg (9), Saxony (4), Saxony Anhalt (1) Lower Saxony (1), and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (1) declared their election forecasts for the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Ambassador John Emerson discussed the students’ results together with Bill Chandler at the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Berlin.
At the same time, another group of participants from North Rhine-Westphalia met at the NRW Schulministerium in Düsseldorf together with Consul General Marc Keller and Schulministerin Sylvia Löhrmann.
This is the project outcome produced by our participants:
Hillary Wins!
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Congratulations to all participants of the U.S. Embassy School Election Project 2016! → Your feedback via Facebook

Here are our winners:

  •  Best Campaign Video: Washington State Goes Blue
    Sebastian-Münster-Gymnasium Ingelheim (Rhl.-Pf.)
  • Best Newspaper: The Salem General in Orgeon
  • BSZ Schwarzenberg (Sachsen)
  • Best Collage: The Candidates in New York
    Humboldtschule Bad Homburg (Hessen)
  • Best Creative Video: Massachussets
    Max-Planck-Gymnasium Gelsenkirchen (NRW)
  • Best Poster: Wyoming
    Herder-Gymnasium Berlin
  • Best Song: Rhode Island votes for ClintonKatholische Schule Salvator Berlin
  • Best Website: Missouri
    Friderico-Francisceum Bad Doberan (MV)
  • Best Educational Video: Washington State Election Outcome
    Mataré-Gymnasium Meerbusch (NRW)
  • Best Blog: My Life in Pennsylvania
    Mons-Tabor-Gymnasium Montabaur (Hessen)
  • Most Creative Contribution: Get Votes – The Game (Nebraska)
    Friderico-Francisceum Bad Doberan (MV)

For outstanding cooperation between a German and an American school, the TeachAboutUS team awarded the Transatlantic Award to:

–          Jens Rösener, Louise-Henriette-Gymnasium Oranienburg and Alison Graves, Washington High School, Washington, Missouri

–          Heike Grützmacher, Strittmatter-Gymnasium Gransee and Amber Alford, West Forsyth High, Clemmons, North Carolina

–          Christina Kurzmann, Goethe Gymnasium Berlin and Amber Pinter, Fayetteville High School, Fayetteville, Arkansas

–          Markus Schröder, Hubertus-Schwartz-Berufskolleg, Soest and Brian Trusinsky, Thomas Jefferson Senior High School, Bloomington, Minnesota

–          Martina Westermann, Wilhelm-Kraft-Gesamtschule des Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreises and Berrien Springs High School, Berrien, Michigan

Congratulations to our engaged teachers!