• Douglas Madenford

     

                                                                             

                                                                                                 2018 Inductee

     

    • A member of the class of 1988, Mr. Madenford participated in band, chorus, P-O-P and varsity baseball at Schuylkill Valley.
    • He earned a BA in German and International Studies from Lock Haven University, an Oberstufe Zertifikat (advanced level certificate) in German linguistics from the Universitat Paderborn in Germany, and a M.Ed. in German language/literature and teacher certificate in second language learning from Susquehanna University.
    • He is the author of several books about the Pennsylvania Dutch language and culture, co-edits an international PA Dutch publication, collaborated and
      starred in the documentary film Pfalzisch in Amerika, and produces a YouTube channel dedicated to all things Pennsylvania Dutch.
    • Mr. Madenford currently teaches German in the Keystone Central School District and is a guest lecturer at Penn State University.