Two Dutch Fork Large University students in the German language method have been chosen as international exchange college students to Germany. Lexington-Richland District 5 officials designed the announcement Tuesday afternoon.

Li Ward, a university student in the AP German course, is a 2021 graduate of Dutch Fork Large College and has been chosen to participate in the American Scandinavian Pupil Trade. Li will expend 6 weeks living with a host household in Wassenberg in the vicinity of the Dutch and Belgian borders the place he will carry on his research of the German language and lifestyle. Li will show up at Furman College and go after a key in global relations this slide.

“Li is passionate about all the things German and European,” his German teacher Frau Karla Bell mentioned. “It has been a enjoyment to be his German trainer for all 4 decades of his high college job. Following a really selective software and job interview method, he will be representing the United States in one particular of the oldest and most renowned youth exchange systems. This accomplishment is a good honor for Li. Touring to Germany is a dream occur real for him.”

Hayley McCabe is a growing senior at Dutch Fork High. She has taken a few a long time of German and has been given a entire scholarship from the Congress-Bundes Youth Trade. She will reside with a host relatives for ten months in Frankfurt where by she will also attend a German higher college and take part in neighborhood packages. Hayley will graduate from Dutch Fork Substantial Faculty with her course in the 2021-22 college 12 months, according to district officers.

“I am so fired up for Hayley,” Bell claimed. “After a few yrs as a student of German, she has been preferred as a youth ambassador in the hugely competitive U.S. State Office (all charges paid) trade application. Youth ambassadors are predicted to fully immerse on their own in the culture of Germany, discover the language, and develop lasting associations. This is a coveted opportunity that several learners are awarded.”

Dutch Fork High University principal, Dr. Gerald Gary extra, “We are excited to have two of our Dutch Fork college students, Li, a 2021 graduate, and Hayley, a member of the 2022 course, take part in these wonderful cultural exchanges in Germany. Their participation speaks volumes to their level of focus and preparing. We are very pleased of Li and Hayley for obtaining the bravery to travel away from their properties for these amazing options. We are also very pleased of Mrs. Bell who served put together Li and Hayley for these adventures. Very pleased of our Silver Foxes!”