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international relations http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1528/all en Wells Mountain Foundation awards $85K worldwide http://addisonindependent.com/201208wells-mountain-foundation-awards-85k-worldwide <p> BRISTOL &mdash; The Bristol-based Wells Mountain Foundation this month will award a combined total of $85,000 in scholarships to around 50 students worldwide. Most of the recipients have overcome personal tragedies and all have vowed to use their education to better their respective countries.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12832">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201208wells-mountain-foundation-awards-85k-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Featured international relations scholarships Mon, 13 Aug 2012 15:08:48 +0000 John Flowers 12832 at http://addisonindependent.com Vermont awes Chinese students http://addisonindependent.com/201207vermont-awes-chinese-students <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12656" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201207vermont-awes-chinese-students"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/chinastudents5622.thumbnail.jpg" alt="chinastudents5622.jpg" title="chinastudents5622.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CHINESE EXCHANGE STUDENTS Luo Xiao Yong, left, Luo Zining, Wang Gui Ying and Wang Zi Qian consult their scavenger hunt lists and Middlebury maps after checking in at the Judge Frank Mahady Courthouse last Wednesday morning. The students will be in Middlebury for two weeks. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> VERMONT &mdash; Last Monday, 30 students and two teachers from China arrived in Vermont to experience a way of life and learning different from anything they&rsquo;ve ever known &mdash; very different.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12652">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201207vermont-awes-chinese-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury education Featured international relations Mon, 30 Jul 2012 14:34:08 +0000 Andrew Stein 12652 at http://addisonindependent.com Exchange program brings students to Vermont http://addisonindependent.com/201207exchange-program-brings-students-vermont <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12534" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201207exchange-program-brings-students-vermont"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/greenacross2404.thumbnail.jpg" alt="greenacross2404.jpg" title="greenacross2404.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> STUDENTS FROM CHINA, Thailand, Bhutan, and all over the United States reach the summit of Snake Mountain Monday. The teens are all participants in the Green Across the Pacific environmental leadership exchange program based out of Shoreham. Photo by Lauren Johnson </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON &mdash; Snake Mountain was host to many unfamiliar visitors on Monday afternoon. Two dozen foreign and American students hiked up the mountain&rsquo;s slope, many students of whom had a mere 48 hours earlier been on the other side of the Pacific Ocean en-route to a three-week study-trip to Vermont.</p> <p> These 25 high school students traveled thousands of miles to participate in the nonprofit, educational program Green Across the Pacific.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12535">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201207exchange-program-brings-students-vermont" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison education Green Across the Pacific international relations Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:59:18 +0000 Lauren Davidson 12535 at http://addisonindependent.com Thirty Chinese students ready to visit Middlebury http://addisonindependent.com/201207thirty-chinese-students-ready-visit-middlebury <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; It may be summer vacation, but 30 students will be traveling halfway around the world to attend classes at Middlebury Union High School later this month.</p> <p> Those students will be coming from the cities of Chongchiang and Guizhou in southern China, through a program coordinated by Burlington-based SPIRAL International. Founded in 2010, SPIRAL International is a non-profit educational organization that promotes inter-cultural learning, understanding and relationships through international student placement services and exchange programs.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12507">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201207thirty-chinese-students-ready-visit-middlebury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury education Featured international relations Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:44:38 +0000 John Flowers 12507 at http://addisonindependent.com Teen plans soccer tourney to raise AIDS awareness in Africa http://addisonindependent.com/201207teen-plans-soccer-tourney-raise-aids-awareness-africa <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12450" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201207teen-plans-soccer-tourney-raise-aids-awareness-africa"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/kelseysmith0181-CMYK.thumbnail.jpg" alt="kelseysmith0181-CMYK.jpg" title="kelseysmith0181-CMYK.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> KELSEY SMITH, 14, of Middlebury is organizing a soccer tournament on Aug. 15 that will raise money for HIV/AIDS awareness programs in Africa. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Kelsey Smith has gotten a kick out of soccer ever since she was 5 years old. Now 14 and a standout player, Smith has decided to put her favorite sport to use to help save the lives of young people on the other side of the globe.</p> <p> Smith is organizing an Aug. 5 soccer tournament in Middlebury that will raise money for AIDS and HIV awareness programs for youths in Africa.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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