AFS at Plymouth High School

The Plymouth High School AFS chapter is one of the most active in the state, hosting 80 students from 37 different countries since 2012-13.

Nine students arm in arm in front of red barn

2019-20 AFS students at PHS

  • Lina Fossen of Norway
  • Alexandra Fosser of Sweden
  • Celia Tellenbach of Switzerland
  • Franzien Halipa of Philippines
  • Vitoria Revytsky of Portugal
  • Emma Leone of Italy
  • Merel Hollants of Netherlands
  • Blanca Barrado Cervera of Spain
  • Aude Brinkmann-Hornbogen of Belgium

Learn more about them!

The students will give presentations about their home countries at Generations, 1500 Douglas Drive, Plymouth.
3:30 p.m. Sunday Nov. 10: Philippines, Sweden and Switzerland
3:30 p.m. Sunday Feb. 16: (note date change) Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Norway
3:30 p.m. Sunday April 19

We need you!

Be a host family: More than providing a bed and meals, AFS host families welcome a new member into their home, share their everyday lives, and grow as they get to know one another.

Be a liaison: Liaisons are volunteers identified as the primary contact for each host family and individual AFS participant for the duration of his or her program.

Be an AFS student: Spend a year studying abroad in one of more than 50 AFS countries.

Learn more: Contact Pat Gafney at

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Countries represented by AFS students at PHS

2019-20: Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

2018-19: Albania, Denmark, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain

2017-18: Austria, Dominican Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Norway, Spain, and Turkey

2016-17: Austria, Germany, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Portugal, Saudi Arabia

2015-16: Argentina, Australia, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Jordan, Moldova, Spain, Turkey

2014-15: Chile, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Germany, Russia, Spain, Turkey

2013-14: Chile, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Russia, Spain, Turkey

2012-13: Australia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Germany, Iceland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Spain, Yemen