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Exchange students reflect on experiences with Optimists


June 28, 2018

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Pictured left to right are Joana (Jo) Falcao from Portugal, Romy Muck from Germany, Cecelia Galeotti from Italy, Marina Ruiz Vera from Spain and Jo and Cecelia's AFS American "Mom", Janine Petersen.

Four AFS--American Field Service--students and one of their AFS "moms" shared their past years' experiences and thoughts with the Sauk Prairie Optimist Club on June 20.  Some of the things they enjoyed in America was Culver's cheese curds, that American parents were much more protective than their parents at home, that they missed being able to easily get somewhere with mass transit, and that they liked the fact that their teachers were very friendly and accessible here. 

All of the students had participated in one or two sports while they were here and enjoyed being on teams and easily...

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