Each year it is with a degree of sadness that ICES has to say "good-bye" to our students. It takes a special young person to be an exchange student; equally, it takes a special family to be a host family. Students not only assimilate into a new country, language, culture, family, and school, but they also learn independence, patience, and tolerance
Hello everyone! I am Jose Luis Alcaraz, father of Spanish student Maria who is studying in Junction City, Oregon. I would like to share my perspective of this wonderful experience and how it has impacted my daughter.