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Emanuel
Male • 15 • Switzerland
2019-233-003-0020

Meet Emanuel, a 15-year-old student from German-speaking Switzerland who loves music and sports, and dreams of becoming a singer! Emanuel's friends describe him as a very funny and sincere friend. He and his family love winter weather for snowboarding, lake trips in the summer, and they rarely miss a lunch together! Time with friends to Emanuel means basketball or movies. Emanuel is very passionate about the American culture, and he wants to join this exchange program in order to learn about the American way of life and become more independent. He also hopes to try basketball and football while in the United States. Emanuel would like to thank you for making him a part of your family, and he wants you to know that he loves cooking as hobby and he would love to make you one of his meals! Do not miss out on making Emanuel a part of your family!

Cooking/Baking Gym Workout Singing/Voice Music Movies
unbooked STUDENT
Nao
Female • 17 • Japan
2019-171-013-0033

Meet 17-year-old Nao from Japan who will bring her cheerful disposition and leadership skills with her when she arrives this August! Always-smiling Nao has played the piano for six years, and also enjoys listening to J-Pop music while relaxing. Other hobbies include shopping, traveling, baking and cooking, volunteering, and eating. Nao writes that she loves food, and is always up for a food challenge! She often finds herself watching movies, and says that the Maze Runner is one of her favorites. Nao enjoys cooking and baking for her family in Japan, and looks forward to fixing some traditional dishes for her American family. Many of Nao's special moments with her family occur during family trips. She especially enjoyed last year's trip to Hawaii to explore the ruins. Nao is used to helping out at home, and has no problem with keeping her area clean and anything else that needs to be done around the home. Book yourself a reservation at Nao's table for some yummy Japanese food coming soon! MUST BE PLACED AT A SCHOOL WHICH OFFERS FCCLA ACTIVITIES

Biology Cooking/Baking Swimming Piano History
unbooked STUDENT
Louis
Male • 17 • Switzerland
2019-233-003-0021

Meet athletic 17-year-old Louis from French-speaking Switzerland! Louis loves sports, especially practicing Judo and CrossFit training, and hopes to continue these activities while on exchange. He also shows off his creative side through playing the piano. With his four brothers, Louis enjoys playing video games, sports, and board games. His parents like to travel with the boys - to the sea, skiing, or to play laser tag. Louis and his friends like to go to the movies, or go to the city for bowling. He looks forward to trying other sports and activities while on exchange. Describing himself as calm and quiet, he also likes to joke and laugh with people. In the future, Louis aspires to attend a famous university in Switzerland where he can study for a career in research. To do so, he must be fluent in English and do well in Physics. While in the USA, Louis hopes to make many new friends and to learn about our culture. He thanks you for hosting and is excited to meet you!

Mathematics Watching Sports Gym Workout Piano Physics
unbooked STUDENT
Estelle
Female • 16 • France
2019-146-003-0039

Estelle is not your typical teenager! She is a courageous and ambitious 16-year-old girl from France! Estelle comes from a big family consisting of mom, dad, four siblings, three cats, two dogs, and a rabbit. She loves riding on her parents' motorcycles, and she keeps active by working on the family farm, dancing, and weightlifting. Her friends describe her as determined and a hard-worker, and she admits she can be a bit of a perfectionist. But these strong personality characteristics have served her well. It motivated her to create her own association to raise funds for her exchange year. She also volunteers for her local village. In school, Estelle loves Math and learning new languages, including English, German, and Spanish. Her passion is movies, which she loves to watch with friends and family, and has even created some short films of her own. She hopes to have a career in the film industry someday. Estelle has been dreaming of an exchange year, and looks forward to discovering the American culture and making new friends while in the USA!

Economics Watching Sports Lifts Weights Mathematics Film Making
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Honoka
Female • 16 • Japan
2019-171-013-0038

Soft-spoken Honoka, a 16-year-old girl from Japan, is eager to learn about the American culture and to share her Japanese culture with you! Thoughtful and kind, Honoka is willing to try new things and to learn as much as she possibly can during her exchange year. Curiosity and interest have led her to serve as a host/ambassador to students visiting from other countries. She says that languages, specifically English and Japanese, are her favorite subjects at school where she earns very good grades. Outside of school, she likes animals, spending time with friends, listening to music, travel, photography, playing the oboe, and watching movies. Honoka likes to watch skating on TV, and hopes she'll have a chance to try it for herself while in the USA. She is also excited to experience holidays like New Years in another country. Her plans beyond exchange include spending a year in Canada to continue to improve her English skills, traveling as much and to as many places as she possibly can, and opening an apartment complex for international students. Are you ready to share culture and new experiences with Honoka? MUST BE PLACED AT A SCHOOL WHICH OFFERS FCCLA ACTIVITIES

Languages Photography Music-Listen English Lang Reading
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Otto
Male • 16 • Finland
2019-145-003-0034

Sixteen-year-old Otto from Finland is athletic, ambitious, and social! He has a great sense of humor and gets along well with everyone. Life revolves around basketball, with everyone in his family involved in some way. There are practices, games to play, and games to watch to support family members. Otto has played on a team for 8 years, and would love to continue while on exchange. When not on the court himself, Otto likes watching sports, especially basketball and American football. Other pastimes are playing computer games, hanging out with friends, and listening to music or watching movies. About family life, Otto claims it is active, and that everyone pitches in. Together, they share meals, watch basketball, hike, and visit new places. About his exchange, Otto says his goals are to improve his English skills, make new friends, and have fun while learning to understand the American culture and way of life. Is there room in your heart and home for this sporty young man?

Business Watching Sports Music-Listen History Computer Games
unbooked STUDENT
Lassi
Male • 16 • Finland
2019-145-003-0035

Lassi from Finland will be 17 upon his arrival to the USA! An intriguing mix of independence, creativeness, and athleticism, Lassi will find his way into your heart. He's an excellent student, fluent in several languages, with a passion for Math, Physics, History, and Philosophy. Friends say that he's a bit of a nerd (in a kind way!) During spare time, he enjoys playing computer games, but also spends time each day playing basketball on a team. He sings in a men's choir, and says that his favorite music is acapella and violin music, citing Pentatonix and Lindsey Stirling as favorites. About home life, he says "we are a happy family." Evening meals are shared daily with his parents and younger brother, along with chores like cooking and keeping up the house. They enjoy playing board games and exploring new places together. Lassi shares a hobby called Historical European Martial Arts together with his father. About his exchange, he says, "I want to learn about the culture you have over there, since Finland and USA are so far apart from each other."

Chemistry Computer Games Chorus/Choir History Reading
unbooked STUDENT
Paninnguaq
Female • 15 • Denmark
2019-137-003-0067

Fifteen-year-old Paninnguaq from Greenland describes herself as a kind and humble student with a unique personality! Paninnguaq shows off her imagination and creativity through drawing and painting. She enjoys keeping fit through working out at the gym and swimming, and hopes to play a new sport in the USA as well. At school, Paninnguaq loves experimenting in her science classes, and also enjoys learning about history, philosophy, and art. Paninnguaq is close with her family, especially her older sister, and often helps to take care of her younger sister. She and her older sister enjoy going to the movies with friends, or having a night in at home together watching movies and eating pizza. Paninnguaq decided to pursue an exchange year because of the opportunities to improve her English skills, to live the American dream, and to form new relationships with friends and a host family. "I am very thankful that you are giving me this opportunity to achieve my dream to stay in the United States to learn more about your culture," says Paninnguaq!

Art Watching Sports Gym Workout Music-Listen Science
unbooked STUDENT
Nora
Female • 15 • Austria
2019-108-003-0009

Nora is a positive young lady from Austria who will turn 16 shortly after her arrival in the USA! A very good student, her favorite subjects are English, languages, biology, physics, and sports. After having training in peer mediation, she now helps new students with questions or concerns. Nora says that her family is very active, often mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and playing badminton together. In addition, they enjoy playing games and often visit extended family. Having dinner together, when possible, is focused around eating healthy food. Nora has been a part of a volleyball team for several years, and hopes to continue playing in the USA. She has also recently begun studying ballet, which she loves. This active, family-oriented girl is "looking forward to telling you about Austria and learning about my new home country. Thanks to my host family for opening your home to me!" Nora needs a home with no cats and no large dogs.

Biology Dance-Ballet Skiing-Downhill Languages Photography
unbooked STUDENT
Jakob
Male • 15 • Germany
2019-149-003-0247

Jakob is a 15-year-old boy from Germany who says he is a "family guy!" He enjoys events with his extended family, and often visits his older sister where he plays with his young niece and nephew. Teachers describe Jakob as reliable, confident, mature, and an eager student who relates well to his peers. His favorite subjects in school are English, Physics, History, and Art. He especially likes to draw because "he can create something and bring his imagination to life." Basketball is one of his favorite hobbies, as well as fishing with his dad. Jakob often cooks for his family, and says that he likes trying new recipes. Jakob explains that he "has always dreamed of being a part of an American family and wonders if it might be yours!"

Art Paint/Draw Music-Listen History Computer Games
unbooked STUDENT
Joel
Male • 15 • Germany
2019-149-003-0254

Joel is a 15-year-old boy from Germany who describes himself as friendly, open-minded, and sporty! An active person, Joel does many sports, including biking, ice skating, soccer, swimming, skiing, snowboarding, and martial arts. He also plays the piano, and in his quiet time, likes to draw or listen to music. Joel is a member of the First Aid Club and is a first aid assistant at school. He is close to his family, which includes his mom, dad, and an older sister. He also loves visiting his grandparents, where he cooks with his grandmother and helps his grandfather with the gardening. Although his family does not have any pets, Joel says that he loves animals, and would love to have a pet in his host family. He is very excited to meet his American family and begin his exchange experience!

Art Paint/Draw Bicycling Piano Biology
unbooked STUDENT
Pauline
Female • 15 • Germany
2019-149-003-0255

Pauline from Germany will turn 16 shortly after she arrives in the USA for her exchange adventure! She is honest, talkative, and outgoing. Her passion is for theater arts, especially performing Shakespeare's works and making new friends with the same interests. At school, Pauline's favorite subjects are Biology and Art, especially painting. She also shows off her creative side through playing the piano, an activity she would like to continue in the USA. Pauline loves listening to music as well, with her favorite artists being David Bowie, Queen, and The Beatles. Pauline describes herself as cheerful and extroverted, and her friends would add that she is humorous, and someone who is always in a good mood. Pauline explains that Sundays are family days, where she and her parents enjoy playing board games, cooking, visiting museums, and art galleries. She loves the quality time spent with her family because she believes that connections to your parents are one of the most important aspects of life. Other activities that Pauline enjoys are baking, animals, reading novels, and spending time with her friends. Pauline's goal for her exchange year is to get to know her strengths and weaknesses better, and to become more independent. She can't wait be become your new daughter and become a part of your life!

Art Theatre Arts Piano Biology Paint/Draw
unbooked STUDENT
Teo
Male • 16 • Spain
2019-227-003-0017

Sixteen-year-old Teo from Spain has excellent social skills! His teacher writes, "He is a fun kid, his classmates can count on him when it comes to having fun, solving conflicts and carrying on with the hard work. He is very creative and likes being challenged to think out of the box." Teo is described as intelligent, mature, friendly, respectful, open-minded, and easy-going. His favorite activities in his free time are playing video and computer games, and streaming anime. He is very technical-minded, and hopes to someday make a career in digital technologies. Teo has tried many sports but found his passion in parkour, which he practices throughout the week with friends. He loves all foods, and is eager to try American dishes or any new cuisines. Teo considers his exchange year as a new and exciting experience, and is eager to thank his host family personally for opening their home to him! MUST BE PLACED IN GRADE 11

Computers Computer Games Phys Fitness Outdoor Act. Family/Friends
unbooked STUDENT
Krystof
Male • 16 • Czech Republic
2019-274-004-0003

FALL SEMESTER: Krystof, who turns 17 in May, is a calm, open-minded, friendly, and talkative student from the Czech Republic! In the summer, he is a camp counselor working with kids. With friends, he plays floorball, watches sports, goes to a cafe, and shares many outdoor activities. He lives with his mom, dad, a younger sister and brother, and their pets. Krystof describes his family as comfortable and open to each other. Together, they share household chores, cooking, cleaning, gardening, and taking care of pets and each other. He especially enjoys cooking with his dad, and spending time with his whole family. Krystof is an excellent student! His favorite subjects are technology and computers. Krystof's teachers and classmates find him to be helpful, talkative, and a pleasure in the classroom. Krystof, with his generous spirit, is looking for a family in America with whom he can share his culture while making new friends and lifelong memories. Will you welcome Krystof into your family?

Computers Has Job Music-Listen Science Web Design
unbooked STUDENT
Emma
Female • 15 • France
2019-146-003-0037

Wow! Fifteen-year-old Emma from France has so many different interests, there's not enough hours in the day! First, she loves music and plays the guitar, piano, drums, and ukulele. She also attends a lot of concerts because "music is very important for me, I can't live without music." Her creativity doesn't end there as she loves to draw and paint each day. Reading is another passion, especially French literature, and she loves to write and keeps a daily journal. Emma loves sports too, skateboarding is her favorite, but also has interests in basketball, soccer, boxing, horseback riding, ice skating, and going to the gym to work out. She loves animals, and truly enjoys food and will eat just about anything. Emma lives with her mom, and they enjoy quiet activities at home, which usually revolve around creativity. They talk about everything, and they are truthful and trusting. With friends, Emma likes to go to the city to visit art museums or go to concerts. Described as determined, funny, spontaneous, and open-minded, Emma cannot wait to start her exchange year. Emma yearns for a large, active family because she likes people and loves to see the people around her happy. She hopes to leave America with lots of friends, great experiences, and English fluency!

Science Paint/Draw Gym Workout Piano History
unbooked STUDENT
Miyako
Female • 16 • Japan
2019-171-003-0031

Sixteen-year-old Miyako from Japan is a positive and persistent person who loves her Technology and English classes at school! Miyako is an energetic student who loves sports, specifically cheerleading, which she has practiced in the past and hopes to pick back up again in the USA. Miyako cherishes family time, and loves having meals with her siblings and parents. She also enjoys shopping and playing various sports with her friends. Mikayo believes that her exchange program will improve her language skills, and will teach her about the culture and history of America, which will allow her to communicate better with people. She feels that the host family's role in an exchange experience is priceless, and she can't wait to become a part of a new family and build great relationships with them! Is Miyako the right student for your home?

Computers Watching Sports Cheerleading Music-Listen Mathematics
unbooked STUDENT
Valentina
Female • 15 • Austria
2019-108-003-0010

Ambitious and friendly 15-year-old Valentina from Austria is so excited about her upcoming exchange year to build more confidence and independence! Her dream is to become a doctor or a lawyer in the future and travel the world. Valentina is an enthusiastic volleyball player, and she plays the piano as well. In the United States, she would love to try cheerleading and tennis, if possible. Valentina and her family are outdoorsy people, who love skiing in the winter and swimming in the summer. With her friends, she loves to have fun girl's time shopping, trying on makeup, and watching TV series. The way that Valentina's friends see her is as a trustworthy person and a good listener. By hosting Valentina, you will be helping this adventurous young lady to explore a country that she has always loved, and will allow her to grow and develop. Do not miss out on this opportunity!

English Lang Watching Sports Ice Skating Piano Photography
unbooked STUDENT
Yui
Female • 15 • Japan
2019-171-003-0032

Fifteen-year-old Yui from Japan says that she can't wait to try American food while in the USA! Described by her teacher as cheerful and curious, Yui has built good relationships with her circle of friends and enjoys making them laugh. She currently plays tennis frequently throughout the week and is also a dedicated violinist, which gives her a sense of accomplishment. She is very interested in listening to music as well, such as Taylor Swift and a Japanese group "Say! Hey! JUMP." She was recently able to go to a concert for the latter, which she loved. Yui is a hardworker who has done a number of volunteer activities for her school and community. She lives with her parents, older sister, and younger brother. The family enjoys camping, traveling, and skiing together. One of her favorite pursuits with friends is to go shopping, and she hopes you will show her where to shop in America! During her exchange year, Yui hopes to make new friends, and try new experiences. She's looking forward to meeting you!

Mathematics Watching Sports Music-Listen English Lang Web Design
unbooked STUDENT
Mathias
Male • 15 • Denmark
2019-137-003-0064

Meet 15-year-old Mathias from Denmark who describes himself as an always-smiling teenager with a lot of energy and several good friends! Sports are important to Mathias, who can often be found on the soccer field. Mathias has played soccer since he was a young child, and his dream is to become a professional soccer player! He also enjoys swimming, weight training, spending time with his family and friends, shopping, traveling, eating healthy, and staying fit. Mathias hopes to try some new American sports while on exchange such as basketball, football, and have the opportunity to visit a Gold's Gym. With his family, Mathias enjoys going on short excursions skiing in the winter, and traveling south to a warmer climate in the summer. Mathias gathers together with friends to watch a movie, play games, or take the bus downtown to shop, eat, or chill at a favorite café. Mathias writes that he is more than willing to help out his new family with yard work, helping with pets, washing his own clothes, and many other things that family members do for the good of the family. Mathias was inspired to pursue an exchange year from his father and good friends who were all exchange students. Score a goal by inviting Mathias into your family today!

Mathematics Watching Sports Gym Workout Music-Listen Physics
unbooked STUDENT
Anna Katharina
Female • 16 • Austria
2019-108-003-0011

A lover of desserts, music, running, and playing the violin, meet 16-year-old Anna from Austria! Anna also describes herself as a happy teenager who actually enjoys studying and spending time with both her family and friends. Her friends might add that she is a person who anyone can talk to without ever being judged. Anna has played the violin for seven years, has participated in track & field for 8 years, and hopes that she can continue both while on exchange. Anna writes that she also enjoys many styles of music from the Beatles to Rihanna. Other hobbies for Anna include cooking and baking, watching movies, being outdoors, reading, painting and drawing, photography, and watching sports. She especially enjoys watching Olympic events such as gymnastics, figure skating, volleyball, swimming, soccer, and basketball. With her family, Anna spends time eating meals and going on holidays together. Having picnics in the park and going to the cinema are activities that Anna enjoys doing with her friends. Anna credits a previous exchange to Russia as her inspiration for her upcoming year in America. She believes that being spontaneous brings a lot of advantages to one's life. Follow Anna's lead on spontaneity and invite her into your family today!

Chemistry Watching Sports Gym Workout Music-Listen Languages
unbooked STUDENT
Haruto
Male • 15 • Japan
2019-171-003-0034

Meet active 15-year-old Haruto from Japan, who sets goals and has the perseverance to achieve them! Thus, he has earned the top seat in his class. Haruto aspires to become a scientist, so he needs to be skilled in the English language to write scientific papers. During his spare time, he plays the piano, baseball, volleyball, and video games. Haruto also loves watching comedies, and looks forward to comparing American and Japanese humor. His family enjoys traveling, especially to visit extended family. Haruto considers himself to be kind, compassionate, dependable, and a person who loves to try new things. In the Japanese culture, "silence is a virtue," and they often do not express opinions. Having had an American exchange student in his home, he learned much about the difference in our cultures. Haruto hopes that he will be immersed in our culture and become more expressive. He looks forward to trying typical American fare such as hamburgers and pizza. He also looks forward to meeting you and becoming a part of your family!

Science Watching Sports Baseball Piano Mathematics
unbooked STUDENT
Riku
Male • 16 • Japan
2019-171-003-0035

Inspired by his older sister's exchange experience in America, 16-year old Riku from Japan is looking forward to eating American foods, making foreign friends, and perfecting his English during his own time in the USA! He can also introduce your family to his unique hobbies and interests, if you choose him to be your exchange son. Perhaps, he will play you a tune or two on the accordion? Show you some Karate moves? Or, you can join him in a game of handball! He will no doubt be an excellent student, as he is in Japan. Riku serves as Vice President of his school's Student Council as well. Riku will miss his home life with his mom, dad, sister and grandfather, but he looks forward to all of the new experiences and fun that await him in the USA! Will you welcome Riku into your family?

History Photography Bicycling Computer Games Movies
unbooked STUDENT
Yoko
Female • 15 • Japan
2019-171-003-0036

Happy, energetic, and strong-willed are just a few words to describe 15-year-old Yoko from Japan! She loves to play tennis for her school's team, and enjoys participating in her school's sports day. Yoko is a volunteer at a summer activity camp for elementary school students, where she plays with the children and organizes events. At home, she enjoys playing the piano, with pieces ranging from classical to Japanese pop music. At their school's choir festival, she played as an accompanying pianist for the song "Hallelujah" by Handel. Another hobby at home is cooking and baking, so she sometimes prepares a meal for her family. Yoko likes to spend time with her family, playing tennis together, skiing, spending time outdoors, swimming, sailing in the sea during summer vacation, and doing fireworks at night on the beach. Yoko is very excited to experience American life for herself. She is hoping to join the tennis team at school to make new friends. Through this exchange program, Yoko is hoping to enjoy the similarities between our cultures as well as learn to respect the differences. "I look forward to meeting you soon and becoming a part of your family," says Yoko!

Political Sci. Watching Sports Tennis Chorus/Choir Volunteering
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Masaki
Male • 16 • Japan
2019-171-003-0037

Masaki, a 16-year-old from Japan, describes himself as a cheerful, cool-headed, and talkative boy that likes conversation with family and friends! Masaki's friends say that he has excellent communication skills, and greets everyone at school. He is a part of the calligraphy club at his high school. Masaki enjoys writing, and is very passionate about his calligraphy work. He hopes that he can share this with his American host family and friends. In Masaki's free time, you may find him playing board games, cards, or on the field playing soccer with his friends. As typical teens, they enjoy listening to music, watching a movie, or getting something to eat at the local restaurant. Masaki shares his home with two brothers, his parents, and the family dog named Charo. Masaki has many reasons for wanting to spend an exchange year in the USA. He is excited to be immersed in the English language, which will help improve and expand his English skills. Masaki wants to "thank you" for allowing him to live the American dream. He is ready to start his adventure!

English Lang Watching Sports Soccer Music-Listen Paint/Draw
unbooked STUDENT
Luca
Male • 17 • Germany
2019-149-003-0268

Meet Luca, a 17-year-old boy from Germany! His friends describe him as relaxed, quiet and polite, and he describes himself as humorous and friendly. His teachers add that he is a student who interacts well with peers, and is curious and self-motivated. Luca loves music, currently singing in two choirs and recently, learning to play the piano. He is also a member of his school's chess club, and enjoys hand-painting miniature figurines for a similar strategy game. When time allows, Luca enjoys playing video games with friends. In the future, Luca plans to pursue a career in the IT field. During his exchange year, Luca is looking forward to attending an American high school, meeting new people, and learning more about the USA. He can't wait to meet you and your family!

Mathematics Paint/Draw Chorus/Choir English Lang Computer Games
unbooked STUDENT
Anna
Female • 15 • Germany
2019-149-003-0269

Meet Matilda, a 15-year-old student from Germany! Matilda describes herself as empathetic, thoughtful, and funny. Her parents would add that she is an independent and uncomplicated teenager. She is very active in her church at home, and would be happy to join in with her host family's religious community. Currently, she belongs to her church's youth group and sings in the worship band. Matilda also enjoys calming activities such as playing the piano, drawing, and reading. In school, Matilda likes to study English, Biology, and Art. In the future, she hopes to become a therapist because she finds the human brain and psyche to be fascinating. Matilda is excited to come to the USA to learn about our culture and traditions. She also hopes to develop her independence and become more courageous. Will Matilda be the newest member of your family?

Art Church Youth Group Singing/Voice Biology Paint/Draw
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Hannah
Female • 15 • Germany
2019-149-003-0270

Hannah is a creative and cheerful 16-year-old student from Germany! She expresses her creativity through playing the guitar, and drawing or sketching with friends in an art club. Other interests for Hannah include skiing, photography, and yoga. Hannah has a close and understanding relationship with her family, which includes her parents, two younger siblings, and two dogs. Together, they love taking day trips to nearby cities, walking their dogs, having dinner together, and traveling to new places. She also values time spent with her friends, who also share her interest in creativity, often shopping or going to the movies. Hannah views this exchange experience as a unique opportunity to experience a new country from a different perspective. English is one of her favorite subjects at school, and she looks forward to improving her language skills so that she can connect with people from all over the world. Hannah thanks you for making her exchange year possible!

Art Watching Sports Skiing-Downhill Guitar English Lang
unbooked STUDENT
Linn
Female • 16 • Germany
2019-149-003-0271

Linn, a 15-year-old girl from Germany, describes herself as open-minded, friendly, and uncomplicated! Currently, Linn participates in gymnastics, handball, ballroom dancing, and also plays the piano. She also sings in her school's choir and sews during her spare time. Linn is looking forward to trying something new while in the USA, and thinks that cheerleading would be a lot of fun! She also has some responsibilities at home and school, including tutoring, working in the school's cafeteria, and babysitting. She loves to stay busy and active throughout her week! Linn is very excited to come to the USA for her exchange year to experience an American high school and the infamous "school spirit." "I would love to be a part of your family for this amazing time," says Linn! Will Linn be the newest member of your family?

English Lang Watching Sports Chorus/Choir Paint/Draw Skiing-Downhill
unbooked STUDENT
Amelie
Female • 15 • Germany
2019-149-003-0272

Say hello to Amelie! This 15-year-old girl from Germany is kind, funny, and has a big heart for animals. Amelie is excited to travel to the USA for an exchange year to follow in her mother and brother's footsteps. They made so many great memories, and Amelie is grateful to have her own opportunity to grow as a person. Amelie is a part of her school's Scouts group, where she enjoys camping, being in nature, singing around the campfire, and having outdoor adventures. During her free time, Amelie likes swimming, hiking, reading comics, listening to music, and spending time with her friends. Amelie comes from close-knit family, and is hoping to become a member of her new American host family as well. Amelie wants to thank you for hosting, and can't wait to learn more about your family and the American culture while in the USA!

Biology Paint/Draw Swimming Music-Listen History
unbooked STUDENT
Annabella
Female • 16 • Germany
2019-149-003-0273

Annabella is an ambitious, cheerful, and honest 16-year-old student from Germany! She loves to laugh, and make others laugh as well with her good sense of humor. Music is very important to Annabella, sharing this passion with her parents and many of her friends. Annabella loves to sing and be on stage, often performing for school events. She is considering a future career as a musician as well. Annabella enjoys spending her free time outdoors because she loves adventure and nature, especially biking or swimming at the lake with friends. During her exchange year, Annabella would love to try cheerleading. She is also interested in learning more about the history and geography of the United States, and hopes to perfect her English skills. Annabella can't wait to share new experiences with you, and sends her best wishes to your family from Germany!

History Watching Sports Gym Workout Singing/Voice Geography
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