High School Abroad exchange student Paige, from Texas, is currently wrapping up her study abroad program in Spain. Paige was asked to give a presentation for a Rotary International talk in Madrid. Paige talked about how the mission of CHI and the Rotary International are very similar. She also talked about her school experience and shared photos from her time in Spain.
Study Abroad in Spain
Mission of CHI – to promote international understanding and goodwill through people-to-people exchanges.
Rotary International Mission – to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
My Host Family
School: Diego Velazquez
- 10th grade
- Courses taken included: Social Studies, math, technology, language, English, classic culture, chemistry, biology, ethics and PE
- I passed all courses and all transferred as credit to GISD
- 5 courses were in English and 5 were in Spanish
Church: Mountainview International Church
Travel within Spain: Madrid, Córdoba, Barcelona, snow skiing in the Pyrenees mountains in the North of Spain