Meet Our Students
|Languages:||German, English, Latin, Spanish, French|
|Siblings:||Two older sisters, younger brother|
Soccer club, swimming,music, table tennis, violin, guitar, piano - NDLetter to my Host Family
My name is Juan, I’m 15 years old and I live in little town in North-Rhine Germany with my parents and siblings. All of us have a great relationship. My grandmother and cousins live in another town be we see them often. My mom is a housewife and I help her as much as I can. I really like my school and it’s only a mile from my house. My favorite subjects are history and physics. In the future, I’d like to become a civic engineer like my dad. I really enjoy playing soccer and table tennis. I practice soccer twice a week with matches on Saturdays. My brother and dad usually come and cheer me on. I also play instruments like guitar, violin and piano. I can’t wait to find out for myself what America is like. My dad lived in the US for a year and he said it was amazing. I’m so happy I get to have my own experience. I’m looking forward to experience your school spirit, improving my English and having a great year with you.
|Languages:||Spanish, English, Euskera, French|
Basketball, tennis, running, swimming, soccer, baseball, golf, traveling, music, movies, designing and programming a robot made out of LegoLetter to my Host Family
My name is Pablo. My parents, my sister, and I enjoy many sports. We have a strong family relationship and often get together on weekends. Besides playing a variety of sports, I like go to shopping, go to the Cinema with my friends and hang out. A couple of friends and I have also competed in the Lego league of robotics. We had to design and program a robot made out of Lego. It was an amazing experience. I'm good in science and I plan to study engineering at the University. I can't wait to start what I hope will be one of the most memorable experiences in my life. I'm sure I won't disappoint your trust and you will be as proud as my parents of me.
|Languages:||Kazakh, Russian, English, French|
|Religion:||Muslim - Inactive|
TEDx speech club, sketching, national musical instrument, volunteering with WWII veterans, school activities, debate club, captain of the humor club, writing for the school newspaper, poem, reading.- CSLetter to my Host Family
Alya from Kazakhstan is just 15 years old and of our honored scholarship recipients with Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program, from Kazakhstan. Alya is on the Leaders Committee at her school, which she takes part in many charity events. She is a member of her schools Orchestra, enjoys writing stories and poetry, and her favorite hobby is being a member of the TEDxclub. She is very family oriented and spends most of her time with them watching movies, cooking with her mom and always enjoys baking. Her goal is to be a student that studies Cognitive Neurobiology. Alya is so excited to meet her dear host family very soon and looks forward to knowing more about you, as well as sharing with you a culture from the other side of the world.
|Languages:||German, English, Spanish|
|Siblings:||Older sister and younger sister|
|Mother:||Foreign Language Correspondent|
Volleyball, skiing, biking, swimming, reading, movies, music, I participate in organization that collects and buys school material and donate for children in Romania, I am active in animal protection projects - TWLetter to my Host Family
My name is Sonia and I am 15 years old. I have two sisters, one older and one younger. We get along pretty well. My parents are great and we travel often as a family. I have six guinea pigs and they mean everything to me. We live in a small village. I have to take the bus or train to school. I love to hike and jog in our endless forest. In my free time I read many books, meet with friends and go to the cinema or go shopping with them. I enjoy sports, riding my bike, skiing, playing volleyball or just working out. I am very interested in different cultures and it is the reason I like to travel and I am really looking forward to this exchange year.
|Languages:||Ukrainian, Russian, English, German, Polish|
Tennis, volleyball, swimming, piano, school theater, movies, Greek Mythology - SNLetter to my Host Family
I live with my mom and my brother. We are a very close family. I actually have a large family but we are spread out. We do spend every holiday together and I see my grandparents on weekends. We also have a dog. One of my passions is tennis. I train 3x a week. I also love Greek mythology. I love to read it. I participate in the theatre at my school. We have productions 2-3 times a year. I am ambitious and have set a lot of goals for myself. One is that I would love to be a film director. I have many more! I am very grateful for this opportunity and look forward to making the best of it
|Languages:||French, English, German|
|Siblings:||Older sister, younger sister, younger brother|
Horse riding, rugby, running, music, scouting, hanging out with my friends, traveling - TWLetter to my Host Family
My name is Apolline and I’m fifteen years old. I live with my mum, older sister, and younger sister and brother. My parents are divorced, but I see my dad on weekends and holidays. I have two cats and love animals. I live in a big city and commute by train to my school every day. I enjoy listening to music and seeing my friends and in my spare time, I am practicing regularly at equestrian horse center for the last 10 years. This past year, I started playing rugby and it is now one of my favorite sports, my team won the French Championships in March. I am also in the scouts and attend regularly. . My favorite subjects are sports, French and English. I love children, traveling and learning new cultures and countries. I am very excited to be a part of your family
|Languages:||Spanish, French, German, English|
Playing tennis and basketball with friends, watching soccer, music, walking, hiking, theme parks, managing a theme park blog and youtube channel - NDLetter to my Host Family
My name is Javier and I'm 15 years old. I live with my mom but I see my dad often. Despite being an only child, I love being around kids my age and even enjoy being with little kids. Since I have family all over Spain, I get to travel and see quite a bit of my country. I love traveling and in the future I'd like to work in tourism and hospitality sector. I know learning your languages can help me reach my goals. I study at the French bilingual section of my school. I also enjoy playing tennis, basketball and soccer. I try to see the positive in everything and that makes me happy. I'm excited to have this opportunity to be able to learn more about the American culture and of course get to meet you. I hope to see you soon.
|Languages:||German, English, Latin|
|Siblings:||Younger brother and younger sister|
Soccer club, table tennis club, basketball, would like to learn American football, reading, volunteering with children at holiday camps, working on his uncle's farm. - WOLetter to my Host Family
I am a 16 year old boy from southwest Germany. I live with my parents and younger brother and sister. My father is an electrical engineer and my mother works part-time as a microbiologist. On weekends I usually go to zoos or parks with my family and meet up with my friends. With my friends, I like biking, hiking, going to museums and visiting towns. I like playing soccer and am very interested in American football and basketball. I am a calm guy with my own sense of humor. Since I was 7 I have volunteered in a holiday camp working with children. I enjoyed it very much.
Scouting club, photography, dancing, running, music, concerts, piano - EMLetter to my Host Family
My name is Auriane. I am a 15 years old form the west of France. I live with my mom, my dad and my sister. I am really close with my sister. I am very mature, responsible, determined, helpful, and very open-minded. I have several passions in my life to including, photography, music, and traveling. I have been to many European Countries and have visited US. I love the United States and eager to be part of an American high school. I think I can bring you my French culture and my "joie de vivre". I am ready to participate in your family life and be admitted as a full member of your house.
|Languages:||Estonian, English, Russian|
|Siblings:||One older brother|
Competitive cycling, track and field athletics, swimming, traveling, running, basketball, baking, hiking, mathematics and physics - NDLetter to my Host Family
My name is Kren I’m 15 years old and live with my parents and older brother. They have always supported in everything and truly are the most important people in my life. We are a very active family. We travel a lot and attend sporting events. I do track and field and cycling and my family are my biggest fans. For the last 6 years I’ve devoted my life to cycling. In 2015 I became an Estonian champion. My big dream is to go to America and get to know the people and the culture. In the future I’d like to study civic engineering or law. I think being an exchange student is a good start to furthering my education. This year will be very special to me, my dreams are coming true, I’m broadening my horizons and refining my language skills. I look forward to meeting you.