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Results are Tagged with "Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad"

American Abroad Student of the Month - November 2017

Gregory Reimonn, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad Program (YES Abroad) participant is the November 2017 American Abroad Student of the Month.

American Abroad Student of the Month - March 2017

Known for his spirit of service, positive attitude, maturity and great sense of humor, Ben has been a joy to his host family and academic community in Sarajevo as a YES Abroad student and is a a true youth ambassador.

American Abroad Student of the Month - February 2017

Ariadna started a debate team at her host school in Amman, Jordan and takes cooking classes with her host mother on the weekends.

American Abroad Student of the Month - January 2017

Cricket's generous and affable nature has made her a beloved member of her host community in Senegal.

American Abroad Student of the Month - December 2016

Tana is an enthusiastic and curious student who cares deeply about serving her new community in Bosnia and Herzegovina and fostering mutual understanding between the United States and her host county through cultural exchange.

American Abroad Student of the Month - September 2016

Cyrus Johnson, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad scholar from Portland, Oregon, has been named September’s American Abroad Student of the Month.

YES Abroad participant Alessandra Gest from Texas studied in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alessandra is the YES Abroad Student of the Month for February

American Abroad Student of the Month - April 2016

Elizabeth has become deeply connected with her host family and community in Ghana and has a keen interest in making traditional Batik fabric and learning traditional sewing techniques.

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.

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