LAHS student Teresa Austin addresses local Rotarians is headed to Helsinki, Finland for nine months to study there at the International School. Photo by Linda Hull
BY LINDA HULL
Rotary Club of Los Alamos
Teresa Austin, one of four Los Alamos High School students studying abroad in the upcoming school year, spoke at the July 26 meeting of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos, the club sponsoring this youth exchange program made possible by Rotary District 5520 and Rotary International.
Austin departs for Helsinki, Finland in early August to live with the first of three host families during her nine months of study at the International School in the capital city.
During her presentation, Austin shared colorful hand-outs about Finland’s demographics, history, culture, and the background of Rotary in The Land of a Thousand Lakes.
The other three Los Alamos High School students participating in the Rotary Youth Exchange program, 2022-2023, are Hana Raby (Germany), Caleb Langenbrunner (France), and Elise Delgado (Japan).
For more information about Rotary’s Youth Exchange program and the Rotary Club of Los Alamos, please contact Linda Hull, vice-president, 505-662-7950.