Leo’s road to semi-state part of worldwide journey

Leo’s road to semi-state part of worldwide journey Parkview Health, Fort Wayne, Indiana, October 25, 2019 What has become a season of firsts for the the Leo High School boys soccer team has also turned into once-in-a-lifetime experience. The No. 17 Lions (16-2-1) head to the 2A semi-state on Saturday, October 26, with three foreign exchange students who have helped … Read More

Shawnee exchange student a net success in girls tennis

Shawnee exchange student a net success in girls tennis Springfield News-Sun, Ohio, October 09, 2019 by Greg Billing / Contributing Writer When she steps onto the court at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason on Thursday, Jitka Jemelkova will be about 4,5000 miles from her native Czech Republic. To Jemelkova, though, the court will feel like home. The junior … Read More

Jaime, Spanish exchange student in Oregon, is making headlines

Jaime, Spanish exchange student in Oregon, is making headlines Siuslaw improves to 6-0, beats Junction City Exploding Whale Sports, Oregon, October 8, 2019   The Siuslaw Vikings soccer team improved to 6-0 and completed a sweep of the Sky-Em League with 2-0 victory Monday at Junction City. Jason Garcia and exchange student Jaime Morales Martin-Mora scored for the Vikings. Saturday … Read More

Exchange student making immediate impact on Molalla volleyball program

Exchange student making immediate impact on Molalla volleyball program Molalla Pioneer, Oregon, September 23, 2019 by Derek Wiley / author   In her first high school start, Romero, from Spain, led the Indians with 10 kills, two blocks and two digs. Paula Romero’s first day at Molalla High School was scary, and not just because she was more than 5,000 … Read More

Quinn hopes to grow international exchange program

Quinn hopes to grow international exchange program Owensboro Times, Owensboro, Kentucky, August 12, 2019 by Laura Murphy / author   In her third year serving as the Field Manager of Kentucky with the International Culture Exchange Services (ICES), Tisha Quinn has seen an increase in the number of exchange students locally. Although ICES has been around for years, Kentucky has … Read More

Historic Victories Push Comet Water Polo to #1 Spot in State Rankings!

Historic Victories Push Comet Water Polo to #1 Spot in State Rankings! grandledgecomets.org Grand Ledge High School, Michigan, April 2019   For the first time in program history the Grand Ledge Varsity Water Polo Team is the number 1 ranked team in the state of Michigan. The ranking comes on the heels of the Comets defeating previous #1 and the … Read More

Educator promotes international student exchange in Owensboro

Educator promotes international student exchange in Owensboro Owensboro Times, Owensboro, Kentucky, March 12, 2019by Jessica Jones / author   Encouraging students to explore other cultures has been a constant theme in Lori Thurman’s social studies classes. However, this veteran teacher also enables students from different countries to visit the area as exchange students with her work as a field consultant … Read More

Exchange student making impact at Idalia

Exchange student making impact at Idalia Colorado Preps Magazine, Fort Morgan, Colorado, January 2019 by Brock Laue / author   When Bru Carreras was roaming the halls for the first time at Idalia High School, coach Brad Wingfield didn’t know yet the type of player who would be joining his basketball program. “The word on the street and his bio … Read More

Rivera-Carrera makes new friends as foreign exchange student

Rivera-Carrera makes new friends as foreign exchange student The Eclipsy, Flint, Michigan, February 15, 2019 by Matt Ostrander / Reporter   Francisco Rivera-Carrera, senior, is a foreign exchange student from Queretaro, Mexico. He’s tall, dark-haired, and has an amusing personality. Rivera-Carrera has enjoyed his time so far in the United States. “I like being here. The school is great, and … Read More

Through the eyes of an exchange student

Through the eyes of an exchange student Redmond Proficiency Academy Newsletter, February, 2019 by Mos Suttiwetchakul / Staff Writer and Exchange Student   Four months ago, I felt frightened every time I thought that in a few weeks I would leave my home to live in another country, use another language that I was not as good at, live with … Read More