School news in brief
Host families sought for overseas students
ASSE Student Exchange Programs seeks American families to host high school students from Europe, Asia, Germany and countries with significant Muslim populations.
All of these exceptional students have received scholarships through the U.S. State Department-sponsored programs, including: Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) Program, Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) and Kennedy Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES).
These scholarship recipients will spend an academic year in the United States. The State Department programs seek to foster democracy and values inherent in a free market economy. Your support of these students and programs like this reinforces the government's commitment to education and opportunity throughout the world.
ASSE currently is seeking host families for these well-qualified, bright, motivated and well-screened students coming from various parts of the world, including: Latvia, Ukraine, Poland, Egypt, Jordan, Ghana and Germany. By living with local host families and attending local high schools, these scholarship students acquire an understanding of American values and can build on leadership skills.
Azusa dean's list students
Two local students have been named to the fall dean's list at Azusa Pacific University.
Sinead Jones, a nursing major, and Abagial Nieuwstraten, a liberal studies major, earned a 3.5 grade-point average or better during the fall term.
West Linn Lions offer scholarships
The West Linn Lions Service Club is offering scholarships to four 2020 West Linn graduating seniors. Application information is available from the West Linn High School College and Career Coordinator at the school.
The cutoff for applying is May 4. Finalists will be interviewed by club members on May 7 and scholarship winners will be announced at the May 28 WLHS Evening of Excellence.
Scholarships will be awarded to students with exceptional community service experience, those majoring in STEAM careers, and to those who are working to overcome exceptional challenges. In addition, business majors may apply for the Eric Egland Family/WL Lions scholarship. For more information, please contact the high school or Ron Adams,
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