Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student

Published 07/07 2014 07:42AM

Updated 07/07 2014 07:50AM

Have you ever thought about hosting an exchange student?

Joquetta Loveless, a local coordinator, with CIEE, Council on International Educational Exchange, a non-profit organization, joins us with some details on how to participate as a host family.

They have students from over 55 different countries. They are high school-aged kids ranging from ages 15-18. Students come fully insured and with their own spending money.

They all speak English and are well-screened. They are excellent students earning mostly A's and B's.

Host families would need to provide an extra place for them at meal time and their own bed.

For more information, call 318-376-9321 or e-mail

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