Thank you for the Roanoke Instances and Dan Casey informing folks about our international university student exchange application. I might appreciate it if you would publish this letter of gratitude with more information about the software.

Mr. Casey did a wonderful occupation describing the rewards to host family members in his column (April 22) with regards to our International Backlinks All around Globe’s Overseas Pupil Exchange application. When households open up their properties to overseas students it also positive aspects our group and colleges.

For example, American learners and group customers discover a terrific deal about the environment when exposed to students from other countries. Our international exchange pupils are effectively behaved and operate challenging in college. They volunteer in our communities willingly and with a great mindset. Our schools reward monetarily simply because the raise in enrollment final results in supplemental point out and federal funding.

The U.S. State Division is nevertheless absolutely advocating for trade students to appear to the U.S. for this significant intercultural and diplomatic exchange. People and communities savored taking part in the application this calendar year in the midst of the pandemic. We’re preparing now to match people with students for next year. Anybody who is intrigued in web hosting a pupil can study additional about the application by contacting me at 540 947 5228 or Freeda Cathcart at 540 598 7231.

Roni Sutton, Bedford County