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Seeking host family in Hawk Point for foreign exchange student

Posted on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 9:33 am

AyUSA International, a non-profit organization that has promoted global learning and leadership through high school student cultural exchanges and leadership programs, is launching its annual search for families in Missouri.

AyUSA is looking for Missouri host families specifically in Hawk Point.

AyUSA (which stands for “Academic Year in the USA”) works with diverse families who are interested in hosting an international student of high school age. Families without children, empty nesters, military families, retirees, and single people are all welcome. Host families provide three meals a day and a bedroom (either private or shared). Each exchange student is supported by a professionally trained local representative from AyUSA.

AyUSA is a 501(c)3, and an official U.S. Department of State designated Exchange Visitor Program Sponsor. Families interested in learning more about hosting a foreign exchange student can visit or call 1-888-552-9872.