Mary El-Beheri German Heritage Essay Award
The German Texas Heritage Society will award scholarships for first through 3rd
place, and contest registration fees will fund the fourth
place and fifth place winners
in the category "German-Texan Research Papers" at the Texas
State German Contest.
$250 2nd place, $125 3rd place, $100 4th place, and $75 5th place
Winners will be announced at the Texas State German Contest Awards
ceremony on February 22 at UT, Austin. Checks will be presented by
a representative of the GTHS and/or by Jennifer Christianson, Director of the
THE GTHS was founded in 1978 by three educators
Mary El-Beheri, Dona Reeves-Marquardt and Anna Thompson).
It is important to the Society to promote educational projects.
The organizaton wants and needs the support of educators.
Students who win 1st thru 5th place at the TSGC. Their teachers are encouraged
members of the GTHS at the time of their winning; however, membership
will not affect scholarship eligibility.
to join the GTHS
Benefits of the German-Texan Heritage Society
Membership Fee $25.00
*The Journal (ISSN 0730-3106), printed 4 times per year, is filled with
extensive genealogical information, original essays, book reviews, reprints
of articles from other publications (domestic and foreign), general history
and preservation information.
*Reduced Annual Meeting registration fee. An Annual Meeting is held in
German heritage areas of Texas in the Fall. A different program each
year may include tours of historical sites, workshops and presentations
by researchers, preservationists, genealogists, folklorists and members.
*Book Specials and Discounts on books published by the Society.
*Genealogy advice and free Journal queries