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Here are some of the many exchange students that have stayed with us over the years.  The first two stayed with Lynde's family when she was in high school, the rest with us from 1994 on.  In general the college co-op students came to work for the summer in an American company.  The high school students came for a school year (or in some cases half a year) to study in an American high school (usually grade 11 or 12).  The English & Culture students usually came for about a month, to study English intensively and become acquainted with American culture.

Student
Country
Type
Year
Notes
Now

Romiko Tsukahara Hoen

Japan
High School 
1973-1974
Stayed with Lynde's family when Lynde was in high school

Miriam Machado Guimeraes
Brazil
High School
1973

The first YFU exchange student I ever met. She inspired me. Now Miriam Thomas, works with international exchange programs from UK, Brazil, and the USA to exotic places.  They have volunteer opportunities for all ages to teach English, do conservation or community planning.  The company is called i-to-i.







Alexander Ankele
Germany
College Co-op
Summer 1994
Wrote this book.

Bert Cuypers
Belgium
College Co-op Summer 1994
Bert in 2013

Robert Lundh
Sweden
College Co-op Summer 1994
Company: Knowledge Factory
He and Amanda have a son Jonathan!







Bon
Japan
English & Culture Fall 1994


Masatoshi
Japan
English & Culture








Eric
Belgium
College Co-op Winter 1994


Yo
Belgium
Girlfriend of Eric









Eric Finel
France
College Co-op Summer 1995


Clarisse Ohtsuke
Brazil
English & Culture
Married Hugo in August 2009.  Here they are visiting us in Washington DC while on their honeymoon.

Thais
Brazil
English & Culture


Ari
Japan
English & Culture








Dominique Bertrand
France
Company sponsored
Summer 1996


Michaela Morrenth with Benji, another 1996 student
A more recent picture
Austria
College Co-op
Now Michaela Huszar; married in 2004(?)

They have daughters Lena and Lisa Here with Michaela, Grandma and Grandpa, and us.

Andrea Janke
Germany
College Co-op
Married in 1997 to Andreas Linke.  Children are Tim, Tisa, Silja, and Ben.

Verena Janke
Germany
College Co-op
Married Gernot Beu in 2008

Masume
Japan
English & Culture
Married Toru Imaoka in 2002; twin children Rimi and Ryuki in July 2004

Kei
Japan
English & Culture


Bettina Fodanu
Germany
Au  pair
Fall 96








Kumi Kanagawa (with Rick)
Japan
Moved to USA
Fall 96


Akiko Nakakura
Japan
English & Culture


Chie Narumoto
Japan
English & Culture


Anna  Sylvia  Rothschild
Brazil
English & Culture








Wolfgang Wotske
Germany
College Co-op Summer 97


Yosuke
Japan
College Co-op


Andre Notter
Switzerland
College Co-op


Favio Ohtsuke
Brazil
English & Culture


Rudolpho Vettore
Brazil
English & Culture


Diego Rodrigues
Brazil
English & Culture








Jerneja Faletic
Slovenia
High School
Fall 97
When she was a student, with her sister Mateja  

Borja Mosquera
Spain
High School









Kaisa Rikala
Finland
College Co-op Summer 98
Works at Corenso; see page 17

Sandra Korzeczek
Germany
College Co-op


Mariana Bastos
Brazil




Mariana K
Brazil




Tina Gunther
Germany
College Co-op
Picture of Tina in New Zealand in 2006







Ayako
Japan
English & Culture Fall 98








Steffi Schultz
Germany
College Co-op Spring 99
Typical Steffi

Maiko
Japan
English & Culture


Namiko
Japan
English & Culture








Riina Walker
Finland
College Co-op Summer 99
Married Tero Heikkilä; twins Aune, Senni

Annelie Proprolinat
Germany
College Co-op


Rieko
Japan
English & Culture








Sun-ji Park
Korea
English & Culture
Spring 00


Pascal
France
College Co-op Summer 00


Katleen Dekort
Belgium
College Co-op


Nancy Dekort
Belgium
College Co-op
Married Mark Verbestel







Celine Gabaig
France
College Co-op Summer 01


Daniela Shaeffer
Switzerland
College Co-op


Ilaria
Italy
Daughter of previous student









Etsuko Irasawa
Japan
English & Culture Spring 02


Naoko
Japan
English & Culture








Yuko Ishida
Japan
College in USA









Thea Blank
Germany
High School
Fall 02
Married 15 March 2008 to Michael Hartleib

Paula Marques
Brazil
High School
Fall 02








Julia Zapp
Germany
High School Fall 03
Returned in July 06 for college; now married to Dave Weber

Ida Hovda
Norway
High School Fall 03
Worked in Disneyland, Florida, for 2006

Masahiro Oshima
Japan
English & CAD
Spring 04
Now working for Toyota in Japan







Anja Husslack
Germany
High School Fall 04


Igor Cangussa
Brazil
High School Fall 04








Boglárka Tóth Hungary
High School Fall 05


Philipp Karsch
Germany
High School Spring 06
Sister was Sarah Karsch, a student 3 years ago

Fernando Lobo
Brazil
High School Spring 06


Johnannes Simon
Germany
High School
Fall 05; Summer 06
In 2014 at Heidelburg. Married to Verena in 2016.







Yume Fukushima
Japan
High School
Fall 06








Ana-Claudia Lobo
Brazil
High School
Fall 07
Ana Claudia is the sister of Fernando, who was here last year

Sören Zapp
Germany
High School
Fall 07








Marin  Kaneyama
Japan
High School
Fall 09 - Spring 10








Viktoria Behm
Germany
YFU Intern
Spring 11








Melina Ventre
Argentina
High School
Fall 11


Lucija Markić Croatia
High School
Spring 2012








Luella Moore
Australia
High School
Fall 2012


Patricia Geisel
Germany
High School
2 week YFU


Rachel Page
Australia
High School
Spring 2013
From Tasmania







Raphaelle Begin
Canada
High School
Summer 2013
From Quebec

Gema Chavez
Ecuador
High School
Fall 13 - Spring 14








Bernardo Cambruzzi
Brazil
High School
Fall 14 - Spring 15


Julien Rossetti
France
High School
Spring 2015








Kezia Imanuela
Indonesia
Summer YFU
Summer 2015


Khoa "Bob" Tran
Vietnam
Summer YFU
Summer 2015


Hanna Koivisto
Finland
Summer YFU
Summer 2015








Theo Denis
France
High School
Fall 15 - Spring 16


Mascha Sokolova
Germany
High School
Fall 15 - Spring 16