The Echo

Senior applies for year-long exchange program

Senior Caroline Garland reads from her book preparing her for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Yonit Krebs

January 20, 2019

After hearing about her father’s experience on an exchange program and hosting an Italian exchange student, senior Caroline Garland said she decided apply for a foreign exchange program as a gap year between high school and college. “My dad did this American Field Service (AFS) foreign exchange...

Italian exchange student adjusts to Park life

Italian exchange student, senior Eléna Jommi talks with her new friends at lunch Sept. 19 in the cafeteria.

Yonit Krebs

October 8, 2018

Moving from her home country of Italy to St. Louis Park, Minnesota was not an easy transition, according to exchange student, senior Elena Jommi. She said beyond language difficulties, she had trouble adjusting to the fact that she doesn’t know anyone at Park. “It’s difficult for me to explain,” Jo...

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