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Thanks to the Hilton Head Island Rotary Club for sponsoring Josie Engelman. She is one out of 16 outbound students that are studying abroad this year! Josie is 16 years old and she is from Hilton Head, South Carolina. She is a graduate of Hilton Head Island High School. Josie loves to be outdoors and to discover new things. She also loves to listen to music and play soccer. Josie is currently studying abroad in France! We want to thank Comminges (St-Gaudens-Luchon) who is hosting Josie while she is on her exchange. Below is a picture of Josie at a Rotary meeting in France with the District Governor (middle). Josie looks very happy and is having a blast on her exchange!

Rotary meeting with district governor (middle)

She was able to go to an ancient city in France called Cahors. Below is a picture of Josie with other Inbounds as well as Rotex students in Cahors! If your club is interested in sponsoring an exchange student like Josie, please contact Allison Ford at allisonh@burkettcpas.com or Vicki Tatum at dentistt63@gmail.com.

 

District 1770 inbounds,Rotex and a few rotary members in the ancient city of Cahors

Ellen Vanagel is another outbound student studying abroad in France this year. We want to thank Hilton Head Island Rotary Club for sponsoring her as well! Ellen is 18 years old and she is from Hilton Head, South Carolina. She is a graduate from Hilton Head Island High School. Competitive swimming has been a huge part of her life and she has been doing it since she was ten years old. She helped her team get to the South Carolina State Championship consecutive times. Ellen is a state qualifier as well. She is currently studying abroad in France! We want to thank her hosting club, Roubaix-Est, for taking care of Ellen while she is on her exchange. Below is a picture of Ellen in Paris, France!

Screen Shot 2016-02-19 at 8.19.32 AMEntrance to Fes, Morocco

We are very proud of Ellen and she is having the time of her life in France! Below is a picture of Ellen with her host family in Entrance to Fes, Morocco. If your club is interested in sponsoring an exchange student like Ellen, please contact Allison Ford at allisonh@burkettcpas.com or Vicki Tatum at dentistt63@gmail.com.

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