The Center for Cultural Interchange is calling on families of all backgrounds to host an exchange student this year! Now more than ever, your family can make a difference by hosting an exchange student, making the lifelong dream of an international student come true, and contributing in a small, but significant way, to global peace and understanding. Call Dorothy Eubanks at 919-921-7151. CCI also has a wonderful website with information on study abroad, volunteer opportunities and much more information about sharing your life with an international student! Visit their website at to learn more about about students like these: MARIA is from SPAIN. She will be in grade 10 and is most interested in: working out, dance, reading, and friends. Also Interested In: aerobics, bicycling, gymnastics, horseback riding, soccer, swimming, volleyball, attending theater, drama, listening to popular music, photography, pottery, beach, computers/internet, cooking, movies, outdoor activities, reading, television, visiting museums, watching sports, writing poetry. . . . FRANCOIS is from FRANCE: He will be in grade 11 and is most interested in: computer, reading, jogging, and swimmng. Also Interested In: playing cards, listen to music, indoor games, basketball, watch TV, go to movies, cycling, skiing, and rugby. PAUL is from GERMANY: He enjoys playing tennis, dancing, photography, and is also a member of the choir. Paul has also studied French for four years and Spanish for two years. He also likes to travel and has been to almost every country in Europe and is interested in learning more about other countries and cultures. He is looking forward to learning more about the American culture and lifestyle, making friends and spending time with his host family. MARIA is from ITALY: She enjoys swimming, modern and classical dance as well as gymnastics. Anna also enjoys spending time with her friends, learning new languages, shopping and also photography.