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ISE Highlight of the Week: Lertvaroon Srichanatmit (aka Petch)


Wilmington's International Student Exchange (IES) program currently has over 9 students from countries such as Italy and Spain hosted by local families. Local ISE students recently led service projects at PAWS Humane Society and the Clinton County Homeless Shelter. One of the students, Lertvaroon Srichanatmit, answered questions about his experience with the program thus far.

Q: What country are you from?

A: Thailand

Q: What is something unexpected that occurred when moving here? 

A: I thought it going to be hard to make new friends but it isn't and people are so nice to me

Q: What is one fun fact about you?

A: I love playing basketball, basketball is my life 🏀

Petch's host family Jennifer and Skyler Keech

Pictured above is Petch's host family Jennifer and Skyler Keech

If you are interested in opening your home to host an international exchange student please visit the website and check out the host family FAQ page. You can also read testimonials from past and current host families. When you feel ready, complete the host family interest form, and an area representative will get in touch with you. You can also get involved by joining our team of Area Representatives! Help match host families and exchange students and bring the world closer together while making supplemental income.



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