Youth Exchange 2017 – 2018

by Editor

2017 Update – From Jack McAllister and James Glass

Host Families Needed

District 6740 has 4 Youth Exchange Students scheduled for our district this this coming 2017 – 2018 school year.

We are urgently looking for host families. If you or someone you know may be interested in hosting a student (remember, they do not have to be Rotarians), then please let me know as soon as possible as we must place these students in the next few weeks. My email is and cell is 606.794.6187. Or BJ McClure at .

Believe me when I say that you will receive more out of an exchange than the student!

Thank you for your consideration!

Below you will see a shot description of each student.

Male Student – Brazil

Father – mechanical engineer (former RYE student) Mother – Nursing Technician

16 years old – 10th grade

Says he is an average student. Likes cooking, tennis, soccer, video games

Loves animals

Sees himself as “educated, obedient and responsible”

Will probably follow his father into the engineering field or becoming a chef

Male Student – Spain

Father – construction Mother – accountant

16 years old – 10th grade

At school, he ranks 2nd in a class of 130

Speaks English, Spanish and French

Loves animals

Enjoys Cinema, theater, music, acting

Not into sports but plays tennis and cycles

Sees himself as “punctual, reliable, open-minded”

Wants to be a medical researcher.

Male Student – Poland

Father – teacher and owns a resort a sawmill and a restaurant Mother counselor

Both parents are Rotarians

16 years old

Loves pets

Enjoys Gym, movies, swimming, diving

He is well-traveled

Current subjects in school are Polish, German, English, Math, Biology, History, geography, chemistry, PE, religious education, and IT

Sees himself as “creative, outgoing and honest”

Female Student – Taiwan

Father – Biotechnology Mother – Housewife

10th grade

Enjoys music, singing, clarinet

She is well-traveled

Parents describe her as “attentive, considerate, observant”

Thank you for your consideration and please call or email with any questions.

Yours in Rotary,

James Glass
Rotary District 6740

Assistant Governor Area 2

1539 Stone Coal Road

Pikeville, KY 41501

606.794.6187 Cell

606.432.6963 Office