Italian student experiences life in US through exchange program

Dec 08, 2017 1465

BY: Mary Therese Biebel

For 18-year-old Angelica Dore, 2017-18 is turning out to be a year of first-time experiences: Studying anatomy at the high-school level and playing on a basketball team. Sampling new foods, such as peanut butter paired with jelly. Watching with wonder as grown-ups, not just children, wear costumes for Halloween.

“I do recommend it,” the young woman from Italy said, explaining she’s enjoying her year as an exchange student at Wyoming Area High School and would like to see others take advantage of similar opportunities. Actually, there’s no shortage of honor students from Europe and Asia who are fluent in English and eager to spend a year in the United States.

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