Cecilia Posati from Cordoba city, María del Milagro Ibañes from Salta city, Manuel Bertazzo from Buenos Aires and Facundo Alonso from Rawson, Chubut students were chosen by the U.S Embassy and the American Field Services (AFS) to participate in the Future Leaders Program. Officials from the U.S Embassy in Argentina received them at a meeting in which they could share their experience abroad.
This is a program that gives high school students the opportunity to study for one year in the United States in order to improve their English and to strengthened bridges between U.S and Argentina Culture. Each of them had been living in different parts of the United States such as Topeka (Kansas), Pittsburgh (Pensilvania), Nantucket (Massachusetts) y Rochester Hills (Michigan). The students have returned home after a year of learning and gaining knowledge.
AFS is an international organization that promotes student exchange and volunteer opportunities. Over 14.000 students, young adults and professors participate annually in these exchange programs. During more than 50 years AFS Argentina has coordinate exchanges with students, teachers and volunteers in the country, the United States and other countries.