Members of the Whitewater High School National Honor Society hosted international students from Brazil, Argentina, Thailand, Chile, India, Chile, France, Germany and Austria April 29 - May 1. Students participated in relationship building activities Friday night, ice skating & bowling on Saturday and discussion activities on Sunday. Thank you so much to the following students and their families for hosting the students: Jonathan Caldwell, Abigail, Childs, Holly Hough, Julian Sonn, Sydney Hackney, Andrea Markham, Mia Bentel and Sarah Schiltz. Gratitude & appreciation is shared with Ron Binning and the Whitewater Rotary Club for sponsoring this wonderful event each year. A great time was had by all!
"I really enjoyed the weekend and I'm so happy that I met all these new cool American kids!" - Frida from Sweden
"Everyone was really friendly & nice! We had a lot of fun going ice skating, bowling and spending time together." - Emma from France
"The weekend was awesome! Our hosts were really sweet and friendly! It was great to spend some time together and meet new people. Andi's (my host) waffles are the best I've eaten!" Bruna from Brazil
"It was a fun weekend! I had a lot of fun with all of the NHS students! Whitewater was awesome!" Nikhil from India
"I will remember how outgoing and spontaneous the kids were. They were so willing to jump into our culture as well as share stuff about their home life as well." - Holly Hough
"I will remember how alike we are even though we live in different parts of the world." - Abbie Childs"I gained from the experience a plethora of excellent memories and great connections that will remain with me far after the exchange weekend concluded." - Jonathan Caldwell