Meet Our Students

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Liteng (15)

male, CHINA

Languages: Chinese, English
Siblings: One younger sister
Mother: Individual business
Father: Individual business
Religion: Not Involved
PC002HH Y

Interests

Riding mountain cycling, morning exercise, running, cooking

Letter to my Host Family

He has courage. He has determination. This young man loves to mountain bike - 5oo kilometers for four days - He just cannot get enough. He is confident and sure when it comes to making decisions. He takes his future quite seriously and understands the value of a good education. He also can cook many delicious Chinese dishes. With a fondness for family and a great desire to be involved and active with yours, he will quickly be your very own son indeed. He also has a great love for history so if you enjoy those deeper discussions and debates you will really have fun and learn lots. This young man is sure to inspire you with his positive attitude and also will bring lots of joy to your home!

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Nikoletta (16)

female, UKRAINE

Languages: Ukrainian, English, Russian
Siblings: One younger brother
Mother: Teacher
Father: Businessman
Religion: Catholic
CI010HH Y

Interests

Reading, singing, listening music, drawing

Letter to my Host Family

Hi! My name is Nikoletta but my friends call me Nikol. I am so excited to come to the USA. I hope to gain a wonderful experience and also want to give a lot of myself to my host family, peers and school. I come from a lovely family, my father is a businessman, my mother teaches chemistry and law science and my brother who is just the best guy with a passion for karate. We are all very close and enjoy visiting new towns, looking around museums, churches, sculptures, etc. I have three best friends and we all want to be doctors, but different kinds of doctors. My friends describe me as friendly, kind, generous and honest. I love to study and learn. When I have free time I really enjoy reading all kinds of books, including medical books. I love going to the library and also doing laboratory experiments, I think this will help me with my future career. I am really looking forward to my year in the USA and am so grateful to have won the FLEX scholarship and to my future American family who will be hosting me.

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Enide (16)

female, SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, German
Siblings: One older brother
Mother: Civil Servant
Father: Commercial Agent
Religion: Not Involved
SP010HH Y

Interests

Basketball, reading, walking, gymnastics, speed skating, running

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Enide! She is a 15 year old that lives in the north of Spain with her mother and brother. She is a very athletic and outgoing person. She really enjoys reading and watching films and going for walks with her golden retriever Lia. Some of her favorite films are Game of Thrones and Dead Poets Society. Some of the sports that Enide enjoys doing are gymnastics, speed skating, and running in addition to basketball. She has been playing basketball since she was 8 years old and spends a lot of her time practicing and improving her skill. Her favorite NBA players are Kyrie Irving and Lebron James. Another thing that Enide is very passionate about is traveling, which she does a lot of every summer with her father. She wishes to one day become a nurse or doctor and wants to help others. She is looking forward to meeting her new host family and coming to America so that she can learn our culture, become more independent and grow as a person.

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Giulia (16)

female, ITALY

Languages: Italian, Spanish, English
Siblings: One younger sister and one younger brother
Mother: Real Estate Broker
Father: Entrepreneur
Religion: Catholic
IT006HH Y

Interests

Going to the gym, swimming, playing volleyball, trekking, reading, cooking, writing, shopping, watching TV series

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Guilia! She is not a nerd but she loves to study! She loves to study Latin and Greek and lots of philosophy and literature. She strives to do her best in all things and is very open minded. She also enjoys relaxing with Netflix. She is the oldest of three children and believes very much in spending time with family. She isn't sporty but she enjoys playing sports when she has the opportunity. She truly believes in the value of knowledge and strives to be an active and involved citizen in her world while experiencing as much as she possibly can. She is excited to come here to study for the year and see how she will change and grow!

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Rebeca (16)

female, SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, French, English
Siblings: One older brother
Mother: Homemaker
Father: Railway worker
Religion: Catholic
SP026HH Y

Interests

Rolling skating, reading, playing the guitar, swimming, judo, playing paintball, skating

Letter to my Host Family

More to follow

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Alba Iria (15)

female, SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French
Siblings: One younger sister
Mother: Worker
Father: Worker
Religion: Not Involved
SP005HH Y

Interests

Drama and interpretation, photography, rollerblading, singing, dancing

Letter to my Host Family

15 year old Alba is really excited to start her Exchange year. Alba loves dramatic arts, she has been in the drama club for 6 years and really enjoys this. Singing is another passion of Alba's as is photography, photography is special to Alba, she loves taking photo-shoots of her friends and family even her pet family which consists of a dog, a cat and a turtle. Alba enjoys helping her little sister with her homework and helping with the home when her parents are not available. While keeping a busy schedule, Alba maintains excellent grades at school. Alba wants her host family to know; "I will respect the rules of living together".

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Aisha (17)

female, AZERBAIJAN

Languages: Azeri, English, German
Siblings: One older sister
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A
Religion: Not Involved
CI005HH Y

Interests

Writing (poems and fiction), volunteering, swimming, blogging, reading

Letter to my Host Family

16 year old Aisha, loves to read, write, and considers herself a calm 'chill' person, who likes to keep herself busy with her lessons, story writing and volunteering. Aisha loves her time with her family and friends. Learning and exploring are high priorities for Aisha, as she is looking ahead to incorporating all she learns not into her future. Aisha is a vegetarian.

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Francesca (16)

female, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, Spanish
Siblings: One older brother
Mother: Bank Clerk
Father: Engineer
Religion: Not Involved
IT037HH Y

Interests

Playing drums, swimming, artistic gymnastics, reading, theater club, taekwondo, surfing, baseball, photography, cooking

Letter to my Host Family

More to follow

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Lennart (15)

male, GERMANY

Languages: German, English, Russian
Siblings: One younger brother and one younger sister
Mother: Doctor
Father: Physician
Religion: Not Involved
GE002HH Y

Interests

Listening to music, hiking, gum, soccer, judo

Letter to my Host Family

Lennart is a great mix of normal teenage boy and wise beyond his years. He would make a great addition to any host family home. He describes himself as polite, open-minded, fun and funny. Like many teens, he loves to listen to music, play video games and watch YouTube videos about gaming. He also has been playing drums for several years and watches and plays soccer and other sports. He would really love to try baseball in America! His maturity shows in his love for open discussion about politics, education and other topics. He is also learning Russian at school, which is difficult for him, but he preservers because it is something he truly is interested in. Most of all, he is mature in his thoughts about wanting to be an exchange student, to immerse in American culture and become a part of his host's family. He is happy and grateful to talk and meet you soon!

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Edoardo (17)

male, ITALY

Languages: Italian, German, English
Siblings: One younger sister
Mother: Teacher
Father: Sales Agent
Religion: Not Involved
IT002HH Y

Interests

swimming, skiing, playing football and volleyball, photography, music, traveling

Letter to my Host Family

Eduardo is from a rural area in the very northern corners of Italy. His mom is a high school teacher and his dad is in sales. He has a younger sister, and his grandmother lives nearby, and he tries to visit her every day. He and his sister can argue sometimes, but he really loves his family. Eduardo loves all sorts of athletics, but doesn't play one sport in particular. His favorite sport is swimming, though he doesn't compete anymore and just does it for fun. He likes to go to the gym and walk or run with his father. He fills his free time with photography and editing his photos, and he loves skiing and traveling. Eduardo attends a humanities based high school, and he excels in languages and the arts - and though he can keep up in math and science those subjects aren't his strongest ones. His English is already pretty strong, and he can't wait to meet you!

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