FORT THOMAS, KY (FOX19) - Highlands High School 2011 graduate, Kim Trauth, a former AP German student, won 2nd place in the 2011 The Language Educator Photo Contest. The Language Educator is a national magazine for World Language teachers. Kim’s photo appeared in the August issue of the magazine and will be featured on the cover of the October issue.
The objective of the contest was to capture a student using and sharing the target language outside of the classroom, demonstrating the objective of “Connect to the fifth C", which has been referred to as the "Lost C". Communities is a part of the National Standards for World Language teachers. These are the standards in which ALL world language teachers are to include in their lessons: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities.
Kim regularly displays her love for German inside and outside of the school district.