GAHS presentation

Dory Sontheimer, second from left, recently spoke to Gettysburg Area High School students about researching the history of her family being killed by Nazis. She is pictured, from left, with Peter Sontheimer Sr., Gettysburg High School Principal Jeremy Lusk, and Peter Sontheimer Jr.

Several hundred students listened intently in the Gettysburg Area High School Auditorium Tuesday as Dory Sontheimer shared a story of family tragedy followed by reconnection.

Sontheimer is a cousin of Peter Sontheimer Jr., a history teacher at the high school, and his father Peter Sontheimer Sr., both of Gettysburg.

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