Meet Zhexuan

Meet Zhexuan   ICES exchange student Zhexuan from China is the first Asian student his high school has had in 22 years who has made the varsity team. Zhexuan goes by the name of “Raymond” and is also on the school’s honor roll. Zhexuan lives with his host parents Marilyn and Ron Bidwell in Spirit Lake, Idaho.

“I’m really glad I decided to study here for a year”

“I’m really glad I decided to study here for a year”   “It will be so great to get to go back home and know something a little more about a different country. Being able to speak another language is such a great advantage. And it’s also great to know more about other cultures, instead of just reading about the … Read More

This program placed me with an amazing host family

This program placed me with an amazing host family   My student exchange organization took time to learn about me so that they could find a perfect match for me during my time studying abroad. From the every beginning they answered all my questions and made my parents feel safe sending off to another country. This program placed me with … Read More

A family away from home

  A family away from home Clark Fork Valley Press Mineral Independent, Montana, June 4, 2014 by Alex Violo   HOT SPRINGS – The small town of Hot Springs is a long way from Germany, but Dominik Schwarz, found he fit right into the community, and will be staying in Hot Springs until July, when he will return to his … Read More