German Students Experience Life Of American Teens

Students are in Fayetteville for two weeks

Posted: September 28, 2013 at 5 a.m.

A group of 12 German students visited Fayetteville High School as part of an exchange program for the last two weeks. They include (back row left to right) Ina Miessner, Paulina Alvensleben, Laurin Snigula, Leon Schnitzler, Sanem Meyer and chaperone Bjorn Beling (front Row left to right) Alicia Klein, Elaine Luttgert, Victoria Schramm, Janina Gauckstern, Margie Nubbemeyer (teacher), and Charlotte Willnow. (not in photo Josie Kugel, Benedikt Sienz)

A group of students at Fayetteville High School may look like typical American teenagers, casually dressed, talking about shopping or sports or having lunch with friends at a fast food restaurant.

At A Glance

Partnership Program

The German American Partnership Program is a nonprofit high school exchange program sponsored by the German Foreign Office and the U.S. State Department. The program involves some 800 schools, including five in Arkansas. Nearly 300,000 students have participated in the exchange since its beginning in the mid-1970s. The objectives of the program are to inspire intercultural understanding, promote German language instruction and motivate personal friendships. To learn more, go to www.goethe.de/ins/us/lp/prj/gapp/enindex.htm?wt_sc=gapp

Source: Staff Report

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Willkommen Junge! Viel gluck und gute reisse!

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September 28, 2013 at 2:27 p.m. ( | suggest removal )