The YES! Team Gymnasium Altenholz

Get to know the YES! Team Gymnasium Altenholz.

Their Topic: „Migrants Knocking on Europe’s Doors: Towards a Coherent Response to Irregular Immigration“

YES Team Gymnasium Altenholz

All interviews with the YES! Team Gymnasium Altenholz were made in June 2015. All photos were taken in or around the building of our high school Gymnasium Altenholz.

Name, Age

Piet Ankermann, 17

 

3 Leisure activities

Handball and other sports, drawing while listening to good music, meeting friends (and many other things I love).

 

Biggest goal in life

Happiness and Success. Success isn’t meant in an economical way, more like finding a job which fulfills me and which I love.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

I am thankful for the people surrounding me and the circumstances I can grow up.

 

Why I signed up for YES!

After a friend told me about YES!, I got totally caught up by the idea and the topic.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

I would take my passport, as much money as I can find, a diary and a pen, my address bock and some photos from the past.

Portrait Lisa Groth

Name, Age

Lisa Groth, 17

 

3 Leisure activities

Athletics, dancing, reading.

 

Biggest goal in life

To have a joyful life.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

To have enough to eat and be healthy.

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

I signed up for Yes! in order to make some new experiences and to see the world’s important topics from a different perspective.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

My loved ones, important documents, photos of my home and warm clothes.

Portrait Liv Christin Hoffmann

Name, Age

Liv Christin Hoffmann, 17

 

3 Leisure activities

Gym and other sports, playing the viola, doodling mandalas.

 

Biggest goal in life

Helping sick children.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

The opportunities and security brought along by living in Europe.

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

I saw YES! as a chance to get in contact with other people and to achieve a rough overview of current global problems.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

My family.

Portrait Moana Langkabel

Name, Age

Moana Langkabel, 17

 

3 Leisure activities

Playing Field hockey, reading, playing with my dog.

 

Biggest goal in life

Have a job I’m able to live a happy life with.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

That I was born in Germany.

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

It was a once in a lifetime opportunity to work on a very interesting and important project.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

Important documents, my loved ones, warm clothing.

Portrait Hauke Lehna

Name, Age

Hauke Lehna, 18

 

3 Leisure activities

Handball, making every kind of music, meeting friends.

 

Biggest goal in life

To work as a doctor for “Doctors Without Borders”.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

For every life experience which made me stronger.

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

Because I’m interested in global politics, I signed up.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

My family, enough money and my passport.

Portrait Maximilian Meinicke

Name, Age

Maximilian Meinicke, 18

 

3 Leisure activities

Speaking drivel, enjoying the virtual world, playing the Ukulele and Harmonica.

 

Biggest goal in life

Stay cool and live happy.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

Freedom.

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

Originally I simply didn’t want to visit school, but than I got caught up bei the idea behind the YES!-project.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

My keys, purse and mobile phone.

Portrait Rico Loewe

Name, Age

Rico Röwe, 19

 

3 Leisure activities

Basketball, surfing, all kinds of music.

 

Biggest goal in life

To smooth the mismatch in society.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

Living in this world and being born in Germany.

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

Participating in a discussion with experts seemed like a great chance.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

Everything I can possibly carry, including my passport.

Portrait Ann-Kathrin Scheffler

Name, Age

Ann-Kathrin Scheffler, 17

 

3 Leisure activities

Ballet, horse-riding, playing the piano.

 

Biggest goal in life

Happiness and success in private and occupational business

 

What am I the most thankful for?

For my family

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

I signed up for YES, because the project gives me the opportunity to actively contribute to the solution of international problems.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

The three persons who are most important for me.

Portrait Christine Stender

Name

Christine Stender

 

3 Leisure activities

Drumming (band), acting (drama), dancing.

 

Biggest goal in life

Happiness

 

What am I the most thankful for?

I am most grateful to be able to lead a self-determined life in good health with family and friends who care about me.

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

I love the project because it gives me the chance to establish a connection between great students and scientists to consider solutions for problems that will be relevant in the students’ future lives.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

I wouldn’t leave without my husband; take a passport and MacGyver’s Swiss knife with me (-: .

Portrait Jacqeline Wohlert

Name, Age

Jaqueline Wohlert, 18

 

3 Leisure activities

Watching movies and TV shows, reading books and playing video games

 

Biggest goal in life

To leave a staying impact on the world

 

What am I the most thankful for?

To be able to live the life I want to live and make my own decisions

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

I think it’s a great opportunity to become part of something bigger

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

My family, our most important documents and some things that might prepare us to live in a refugee camp

Portrait Katharina Wunderlich

Name, Age

Katharina Wunderlich, 18

 

3 Leisure activities

Kickboxing, handball, cooking.

 

Biggest goal in life

To be a successful surgeon.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

My family and the life I have.

 

Why I signed up for YES! (One sentence)

I was interested because my sister did it two years ago and it was an amazing experience for her.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

My passport/purse, a survival knife, pictures of my loved ones.

Portrait Joashua Zavazava

Name, Age

Joshua Zavazava, 18

 

Leisure activities

Music, Soccer, Basketball.

 

Biggest goal in life

Make a Change.

 

What am I the most thankful for?

Faith & My Family.

 

Why I signed up for YES!:

For me, the greatest thing YES! offers is, that students have a chance of seriously discussing important issues of our planet.

 

If I needed to flee the country right now, what would I take with me?

My CD collection.

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Cluster
“Societal Development, Integration and Equality”

Topic
“Migrants Knocking on Europe’s Doors: Towards a Coherent Response to Irregular Immigration”

Gymnasium Altenholz
Danziger Straße 18a
24161 Altenholz
Website: http://www.gymnasium-altenholz.de
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All pictures: (c) Liv Christin Hoffmann / YES! Team Gymnasium Altenholz