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FLEX Student of the Month –April 2016

Davit, a States’ 4-H placed Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) student from Georgia, always has a positive attitude and smile for everyone around him. He is eager to learn and proudly represents his home country.

FLEX Student of the Month –February 2016

Anel, a World Link-placed Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) student from Kazakhstan, is an eager volunteer and enthusiastic student ambassador.

American Abroad Student of the Month - February 2016

Matt’s commitment to immersing himself into his host community and his love for Bosnia are highlighted in press and TV interviews. Matt is learning to play a traditional instrument (the tamburica), participates in religious and social events and workshops, volunteers at the local soup kitchen, kindergarten, high school association, and the U.S. Embassy’s American Corner, and is learning how to make traditional dishes.

American Abroad Student of the Month - January 2016

Melita quickly integrated into her host community by reaching out to her Chinese classmates and made great strides in her language learning progress, even giving interviews about her experience in Chinese to local media.

FLEX Student of the Month – January 2016

Ukrainian high school student Viktoriya stands out among other exchange students due to her racking up over 300 community service hours by cleaning city parks, raising money for local charities, a Christmas giving project, and supporting local police officers.

FLEX Student of the Month – December 2015

Georgian high schooler Manana is an excellent student, a dedicated volunteer at the local senior living home, a member of several school clubs, and an enthusiastic ambassador for her country's language and culture.

FLEX Student of the Month – November 2015

Kazakh high schooler Symbat clocked over 100 hours of community service during her exchange, maintains a high GPA on the honor roll, joined the school band, and plays on the basketball team.

Ukrainian Youth Gains His Confidence in Iowa

The FLEX program provided Ukrainian high schooler Vadym Bilous with an opportunity to boost his confidence by stepping outside his comfort zone and being exposed to new experiences.

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