German American Day Observed at McDaniel

About 1,000 high school students from across the state and Pennsylvania are taking part in McDaniel College's 17th annual German-American Day on Tuesday morning and afternoon, McDaniel officials said.

On Tuesday morning, students participated in workshops that include such topics as “How I survived the Holocaust” and “German Anti-Hitler Resistance.” They also took part in hands-on activities such has how to make marzipan (a confection) and German folk dance.

McDaniel College officials said that the event is sponsored by the Goethe-Institut in Washington, D.C., the German Information Center, the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), and McDaniel College’s Department of Foreign Languages, admissions office, and bookstore.

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