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Profiles for New Students

Monroe County Community College is excited to meet and welcome two new Youth For Understanding exchange students to the college!  We are of course looking for host families for these students.  As a host family you can host for just one semester or two.  It is a wonderful cultural experience for all involved, and MCCC is fortunate to be a part of such a successful program!

I have included a  brief profile for each of the students that will be joining us.  If you have further questions about the program, hosting, or either of these students please feel free to contact me.  Also, feel free to pass along this email and my contact information to anyone that you may think would be interested in this awesome experience!  I’d be happy to give more specifics, as well as put you in touch with past host families who can share their experiences.

Doreen is an 18 year old student from Ghana. She chose the U.S. for her exchange year because it is a beautiful country with fascinating buildings and nice people. While she's here she hopes to acquire an American accent! With her family, including her parents, older brother and younger sister, Doreen attends church activities and participates in morning devotions. She plans to be a nurse one day and hopes to earn her certification while studying abroad. Her favorite subject is Biology and her teacher describes her as easily adaptable. Doreen likes to spend her free time reading, singing or surfing the internet. Doreen is grateful that you are willing to host a student like her as a part of your family and she is looking forward to meeting you in August.

Hyeon-Jung is an 18 year old female from Korea.  She enjoys shopping, hiking, skiing, movies, reading, and volunteering with her family.  She previously studied in the US during high school, living in Missouri.  Hyeon-Jung believes that coming to the US for college will be a great experience and she looks forward to serving as a representative student diplomat for Korea.  She would one day like to work for the UN and have the opportunity to volunteer in many different countries.  Hyeon-Jung is very musical and practices both the piano and violin.

Baptiste is an 18 year old male student from Belgium.  He loves music and would one day like to become a sound engineer and work in the music industry.  Bapt, as his friends like to call him, is also interested in various types of martial arts as well as an active member in his boy scout troop.  He enjoys traveling and shopping, watching movies, and playing video games with his siblings.  Bapt also noted he loves all types of food and will eat anything, with the exception of mushrooms!

Thank you so much for your time and consideration.

If you are interested in hosting please contact Megan McCaffery-Bezeau at 734-384-4258 or mmccaffery-bezeau@monroeccc.edu

Contact Information
    Megan McCaffery-Bezeau - YFU Coordinator  
   Monroe County Community College  
    1555 S. Raisinville Rd.  
    Monroe, MI 48161