Meet Our Students

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Carla (17)

female, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English
Siblings:
Mother: Free Lance
Father: Free Lance
Religion: Not Involved
IT053HH Y

Interests

Dancing, theater, nature, animals, children, reading, watching movies, philosophy, writing

Letter to my Host Family

"When I grow up I want to become a writer, I have so much imagination" Meet 16 year old Carla from Italy, Carla says she loves to dance and has been doing so for some years now. Carla is an only child, she lives with her mother in a small city, they spend a lot of time together, and have a strong relationship. Carla loves animals, she enjoys taking care of her dog Spelucchia, She loves to dance, dance has been a part of her life for some years now, it is not just a sport but a part of her. Carla also like the Theater, the Cinema, nature, Children and the Sea. Carla has been studying English for 11 years and wants to be an exchange student to perfect her English and learn about the American Culture. Carla hopes to become a member of your family.

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Cecilia (16)

female, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English
Siblings:
Mother: Lawyer
Father: Phisician
Religion: Catholic
IT014HH Y

Interests

Reading, spending time with friends, going to the cinema, going to the gym, TV series, hip-hop dancing, traveling

Letter to my Host Family

Meet 16 year old Cecilia (Ceci) from Italy! She is an only child who lives at home with her mother and father, and her cat, Katniss. In school Ceci studies numerous subjects but enjoys: Latin, Greek, Italian Literature, English, Philosophy, and History of Art. Ceci’s friends describe her as friendly, kind, helpful, and nice. When out with her friends Ceci enjoys going to the cinema, bowling, walking in the city, and having dinner together. She believes it is great to have someone you can count on, and share laughter and tears with. Other hobbies that Ceci enjoys are reading and listening to music. Her favorite books are fantasy, which is how her cat, Katniss got her name, from the Hunger games. Whenever possible Ceci listens to music as a way to relax, she enjoys a variety of music from Justin Bieber to Maroon 5. She is ready to fulfill her goal of coming to America with the help of one lucky family! Ceci is ready to discover new things from where she will live, and get to know new people, and enjoy the cultures and traditions of America.

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Davide (17)

male, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, French
Siblings: One older brother
Mother: Employee
Father: Driver
Religion: Catholic
IT044HH Y

Interests

Baseball, listening to music, video games

Letter to my Host Family

Davide is an Italian boy scout with a love of baseball and video games! He likes to play video games every day and he’s also on a baseball team that meets 2 or 3 times a week. Davide enjoys keeping fit and does calisthenics, this is a kind of weight-training where you use your own body for the weights. He loves listening to music and singing, he has eclectic musical taste and enjoys everything from classical music to AC/DC. He loves animals, especially pets: dogs, cats and birds. Davide is very open to trying new things, he’d like to have a go at playing the violin. He’s been ice-skating a few times but would like to get better at it. His adventurous spirit has made him excited to turn his dream of coming to the USA into a reality, to learn all about the USA, the people, the food, the customs and traditions but most of all, your family, he can’t wait to be part of an American family!

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Romain (18)

male, FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: Two younger sisters
Mother: Entrepreneur
Father: Entrepreneur
Religion: Not Involved
FR035EH Y

Interests

Photography, video shooting, basketball, listening to music, sports, traveling, watching TV series, fashion

Letter to my Host Family

Romain is an outgoing seventeen year old who lives with his mother, father, two younger sisters, one bulldog, and three cats! Romain loves spending time with his family especially when they eat dinner together. Romain helps around the house whenever his parents ask and he enjoys helping them. He describes himself as a jokester and easy going. Romain loves to meet new people and try new things. Basketball is his favorite sport and he plays at least three times a week! Another hobby he has is music. He loves listening to jazz and soul music. Taking photographs and making videos is something he enjoys doing with his friends on the weekends. Romain cannot wait to come to America and become apart of your family!

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Kevin (17)

male, ESTONIA

Languages: Estonian, English, Russian
Siblings: One younger sister
Mother: Purchasing Manager
Father: Sales Manager
Religion: Not Involved
CI025HH Y

Interests

Theater, traveling, light athletics, photography, nature

Letter to my Host Family

16 year old Kevin from Estonia knows that life in the US will be different, and he is ready to learn from the differences. For example, his goal after university is to open a sports school in Estonia, and learning about sports in the US will be a great way to lay that groundwork. He excels in all the academic Olympiads at school, especially the ones in math. He thinks his sister is hysterical because she has clumsy accidents all the time. His dad is in sales and Kevin thinks he is very personable. He describes his mom as peaceful. At home he works in the garden, and he also enjoys cooking. He says he will be glad to cook you food from Estonia!

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Antonello (17)

male, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, French
Siblings:
Mother: Dealer
Father: Driver
Religion: Christian
IT046HH Y

Interests

Playing drums, tennis, photography, music

Letter to my Host Family

Antonello dreams of becoming "world-wise". He knows that in coming to America, he will become wiser not only in English but in making connections and wonderful friendships with his host family and peers. He is an only child and lives with his parents and grandfather. He would love to have a sibling one day! He attends school where his favorite subjects are History and Math. He feels that the best way to learn English is to speak it everyday in conversation, so he is more than ready to practice this as soon as he steps off the plane! When not in school, Antonello is musical and athletic. He loves music, especially rock. He plays drums for school concerts and is part of a band with his friends. He also loves to ride his bike. He says it clears his head and he likes to feel to feel the clean breeze and feeling refreshed. He also is a fan of tennis and has been playing for four years. Antonello says, "I know this experience is just for on year, but the effects will be felt for much longer." Being an exchange student will shape his life and he hopes that he will be able to make a positive impact for his host family as well. He cannot wait to begin this experience with you!

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Gabriele (17)

male, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English
Siblings: One older sister
Mother: Teacher
Father: Farmer
Religion: Catholic
IT043HH Y

Interests

Singing, playing musical instruments, basketball, watching movies and TV series, traveling

Letter to my Host Family

Gabriele is a seventeen year old boy who open minded, cheerful, and lively. Gabriele lives with his father, mother, and sister. He is very close with his family and enjoys spending quality time with them. Whenever he talks about his family he only speaks of positive things! History and Philosophy are his two favorite subjects. Gabriele says he loves school and never gets bored with it. He participates in theater and has made a lot of friends. The biggest passion in Gabriele's life is music. He has been playing the French horn since he was only four! During his free time he will hang out with his friends and eat pizza, play soccer, and go to Boy Scouts together. He is a well rounded adventurous kid who has a hunger to learn! Gabriele is excited to come to America to play music, improve his English, and live in another culture. He is excited to meet his American Family!

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Michele (17)

male, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, Spanish
Siblings: One older sister
Mother: Chemical
Father: Employee
Religion: Catholic
IT039HH Y

Interests

Swimming, technology, watching movies, traveling, music

Letter to my Host Family

If your family wants to host a creative and active student, then Michele from Italy may be your boy! Michele is very curious and likes discovering new things, especially if they are related to technology and innovation. Michele is into all sports, although swimming is undoubtedly his favorite sport, and he is a competitive swimmer in Italy. For a couple of years Michele played piano in a music academy, but he recently cut that out as school and swimming and his other activities took precedence. Michele likes to cook at home and he really enjoys it as it involves imagination, creativity and inspiration. I don't know about you, but I am getting hungry just reading this! Michele is coming on an exchange program as he is eager to know a world completely different from his; people, lifestyles and culture. He is very thankful for the great opportunity you are giving to him!

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Jaime (15)

male, SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, German
Siblings: Older brother
Mother: Teacher
Father: Airline Worker
Religion: Catholic
ES005EH Y

Interests

Soccer, basketball, sailing, taekwondo, windsurfing, trekking, hiking, walking, I love animals especially dogs, cats and birds, cooking

Letter to my Host Family

Hello I am James, I live with my parents and older brother. This is a wonderful opportunity I have been given. I have always lived in Spain and don't know how the rest of the world works but, I cannot wait to find out. I try to always be optimistic and have a smile on my face. I believe it is important to know people on the inside and not judge from the outside. I enjoy all kinds of sports. Sailing and windsurfing are two of my favorite things to do at the coast. In the mountains, I love to hike with my family. I have never done any snow sports but would like to try. Cooking is something I am not great with but, with your help I know I can become much better. I know this next year will be amazing I cannot wait to meet my host family.

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Sergio (16)

male, SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, German
Siblings: Two older sisters, older brother
Mother: Interior Designer
Father: Architect
Religion: Catholic
ES007EH Y

Interests

Tennis club, I practice karate twice a week, I am in my high school basketball team, volleyball, soccer, football, video games, cooking, singing

Letter to my Host Family

Sergio is the youngest of five in his family. He has five young nephews and is close with everyone in his family, including his grandparents. They enjoy going to art exhibits, movie theaters, and live shows together on Saturdays. On Sundays, they spend the day together with a special lunch of paella and then pizza night for dinner. Sergio is on the basketball team at school and also a blue belt in karate. Sergio also enjoys playing volleyball, soccer, football, and tennis. He plays a little bit of video games, but prefers to be active to stay healthy. His goal in life is to follow the example of Steve Jobs and become the greatest entrepreneur, making a difference in his country and in the world.

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