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Please click the images to discover what alumni, former teachers, and staff remember about the DSW/GISW. We will continue to add stories to this section throughout the celebration. Contact Peter Dreher, Chairperson of 60th Website & Digital Festschrift Committee, to submit your own article and photograph.

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Sebastian Hildebrand
George Pararoff
Sebastian Hildebrand, German International School Washington D.C. student (7B)
George Padaroff, English Teacher and Dept. Chair, German School Washington, DC, Retired (DSW/GISW: 1968-1996)
Peter Dreher
Victoria von Conrad
Dr. Peter Dreher, English Teacher and Dept. Chair, German School Washington, DC, Retired (DSW/GISW: 1981-2016)
Victoria von Conrad, Undergraduate in History, King's College London, United Kingdom (DSW/GISW: 2006-2021)
Monika Rodrigues
Emily Haber
Monika Rodrigues, Elementary Teacher and Elementary School Principal, retired (DSW/GISW: 1995-2019)
Dr. Emily Haber, Botschafterin der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in den Vereinigten Staaten, Washington, DC (DSW/GISW: 1968-1970)
Dr. Christina Rosnersky
Hardy Hinrichs
Dr. Christina Rosnersky, consultant, therapist, coach, author and curator, Berlin (DSW/GISW: 1983-1986)
Hardy Hinrichs, Mathematics & Physics Teacher, Mathematics Dept. Chair, Trave-Gymnasium, Lübeck, Germany (DSW/GISW: 2011-2016)
Stella Lyman
Mona Eikel-Pohen
Stella Lyman (née Lehmann), Certified Public Accountant, Jacksonville, FL (DSW/GISW: 1968-1980)
Dr. Mona Eikel-Pohen, Assistant Teaching Professor of German, Syracuse University (DSW/GISW: 2005-2007, GLC 2007)
Susanne Koehler
Dr Jessica Fields
Susanne Köhler, Cafeteria Manager, German International School Washington DC (DSW/GISW: 1999-present)
Jessica N. Fields, MD, Physician Advisor, Medstar Washington Hospital Center (DSW/GISW: 1979-1994)
von Conrad
Margaret von Conrad, Mother and Grandmother of GISW Alumni; Former Book Account Manager
Dr. Giulia Reimann, Attorney, Swiss Federal Commission against Racism Bern, Switzerland (DSW 2001-2006, 7A to 11A)



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