Henning came from Germany with hopes to be on the track team

Henning came from Germany with hopes to be on the track team

Henning came from Germany with hopes to be on the track team   Henning came to small town Colorado after his host family’s past exchange student saw a post that Henning would like to be with a family that loved to run. Henning came from Germany with hopes to be on the track team. After an ankle fracture and surgery … Read More

Long Beach exchange student falls in love with U.S.A

Long Beach exchange student falls in love with U.S.A Long Beach Breeze, Mississippi, May 21, 2018 by Fred Weller   Ken and Gail Walker raised one family and became sponsors for a foreign exchange student through the International Cultural Exchange Service (ICES). Julieta Abramovich Masuyama from Spain has become a part of the Walker family. Gail said, “I knew from … Read More

Miguel has been a pleasure from day one

Miguel has been a pleasure from day one   Wow… Where do we start? Miguel was not our first Exchange student; he happened to be our 3rd student. From the very first glance at his paperwork and spotting his birthday was the exact same as our youngest, we know he was the perfect fit for our family. Miguel has been … Read More

I came to America with the mindset of trying out new things…

I came to America with the mindset of trying out new things…   … so when the spring came I decided to join Track & Field. I’ve always thought of it as a boring sport, but I ended up loving it! I met amazing people, not only from my grade but from grades below and above as well, and strengthened … Read More

This was an unforgettable trip with my host parents to Florida

This was an unforgettable trip with my host parents to Florida

This was an unforgettable trip with my host parents to Florida   I was really excited when I heard that my host parents are planning on going on winter vacation. First it was just to do a mission in Haiti but later they have decided that they might go to Florida before they go to Haiti. They asked me if … Read More

Reds Baseball Game

Reds Baseball Game

Reds Baseball Game   The first weekend of May, some other exchange student and I, Beke, went to Cincinnati for a weekend to watch a Reds Baseball Game. After we arrived in Cincinnati at noon, we had some free time at two different malls and lunch at Cheesecake Factory. One thing I really enjoy about those trips is that you … Read More

It’s been the hardest and also the best year of my life

It’s been the hardest and also the best year of my life   I still can’t believe today was the last day of the best 🇺🇸 high school 💙. This year has been an emotional, crazy roller coaster. It’s been the hardest and also the best year of my life. I’m so thankful for this experience and people I’ve met. … Read More

Travels Around the World

Travels Around the World   On Thursday, the First Graders of Burlington Elementary School had the amazing opportunity of traveling around the world through the experiences of three high school exchange students. Minji from South Korea, Lisa from Denmark, and Cecilia from Brazil, broadened the world for the first graders as they learned about the countries and cultures of these … Read More

Having a sister

Having a sister   With my American host family I gained something I thought I would never have – a sister. Back in my country it was only me and my younger brother and I’ve always wanted to know what is “sisterhood“ like. This little dream came true as I joined the Bennet’s family. First of all, we were sharing … Read More

Our Exchange Experience

Our Exchange Experience   We decided to bring our first foreign exchange student into our home in March of 2017. Initially there was some hesitation with the idea. After meeting with the local coordinator, we signed up to be a welcome family. After reviewing profiles of many worthy students, we narrowed our selection and ultimately settled on a young man … Read More