Portraits of Gigi, Simen and Hannah

From left, Gigi Florentino of the Dominican Republic, Simen Mahnke of Germany, and Hannah Wellinger of Austria will share information about their home countries with the public Nov. 19.

AFS students to talk about their countries

Posted November 6, 2017

AFS foreign-exchange students at Plymouth High School again will share information about their home countries with the public.

Presentations will begin at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 at Generations, 1500 Douglas Drive, Plymouth. Presenting will be Gigi Florentino of the Dominican Republic, Simen Mahnke of Germany, and Hannah Weilinger of Austria. Time for questions and mingling will follow the presentations.

Mark your calendar: Additional student presentations are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, April 8. PHS is hosting 10 students this year, from Austria, the Dominican Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Norway, Spain, and Turkey.

The Plymouth High School AFS chapter is one of the most active in the state, hosting 85 students from 30 different countries since 2008-09. AFS, a partnership of volunteer-based nonprofit organizations fostering intercultural engagement, named PHS one of its 100 Top Schools in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Learn more:
Visit the PHS AFS webpage.
• View or download a flier about the AFS presentations.
• Explore the Innovative Opportunities section of our District Report Card to learn more about the unparalleled opportunities for international experiences available to our students.

Group photo of 10 AFS students

PHS is hosting 10 AFS students this year.