July 22, 2019
Academic Year Exchange Students Begin Arriving Aug. 3
The first of this year’s Academic Year Program (AYP) students will arrive August 3. Seoyeong Ju from South Korea will begin her 10-month stay with the Bart and Susan Hettenbach family in Dickinson County. Jill Martinson will be the Local Coordinator. August 16 is the arrival day for Leke Zequiri, Kosovo, to be hosted in Meade County by the Dan and Tamra Clawson family, with Christine McPheter as Local Coordinator. The same day, Sanita Koslic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, will arrive for her school year with the Corey and Tricia Dehn family, Shawnee County, where the Local Coordinator will be Haley Kelley. Finally, August 30, Marina Hoihi, North Macedonia, will be arriving August 30 to join the Don and Renee Beesley family in Stevens County where the Local Coordinator will be Nancy Honig. All four students are to be hosted for the full school year and attend the local high schools and participate in 4-H with their 4-H host siblings.
Families interested in hosting an AYP student for the 2020-2021 school may send inquiries to Mary Kay Munson, State Coordinator, anytime at email@example.com or 785-238-3631. Placements begin in February, 2020.