Rotary Youth Exchange

Rotary Youth Exchange has been a vital part of Salinas Steinbeck Rotary Club since 1985. Youth Exchange been proven to be one of the most effective means to share cultures and extend the hands of peace through understanding around the world. Salinas Steinbeck Rotary Club is proud to host two Inbound students, as the longest (consecutive) serving Host Rotary Club in District 5230 since 1985.

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Inbound Students

Year Name Country School
1985 Olivier Daubry (1) France ---
1985-1986 Silvia Caramati Italy Salinas HS
Monica Leal Salinas ** Mexico Salinas HS
1986-1987 Lina Volpini Brazil Salinas HS
1987-1988 Zarin Dhabhar India Salinas HS
1988-1989 Matthew Gelder England Salinas HS
1989-1990 Rosa Espi Mascarell Spain Salinas HS
1990-1991 Fran Valke Belgium Alisal HS
1991-1992 Karri Niemi Finland Alisal HS
1992-1993 Gaëlle Pouessel France Alisal HS
1993-1994 Therese Olsson Sweden Alisal HS
1994-1995 Saskia Knörr Germany Alisal HS
1995-1996 Fabiano Pesőa Brazil Alisal HS
1995 Samantha Govender (3) South Africa
1996-1997 Marie Claire Fundinger Switzerland Alisal HS
1997-1998 Robert Jeschonnek Germany Alisal HS
1998-1999 Maricruz Merino D. Ecuador Alisal HS
1999-2000 Pauline Dufond France Alisal HS
2000-2001 Kanako Sakai Japan Alisal HS
2001-2002 Rianne Van Laar Holland Alisal HS
2002-2003 Valérie Dupont Belgium Alisal HS
2003-2004 Cristina Telhado Pereira (4) Brazil Alvarez HS
2004-2005 Ramiro Viteri Almeida Ecuador Alvarez HS
2005-2006 Tulaya Suvanarat Thailand Alisal HS
2006-2007 Pierre-Luc Wolff France Salinas HS
2007-2008 Anna Fjćstad Norway Salinas HS
2008-2009 Yu-Shu "Sunny" Sun Taiwan Salinas HS
2009-2010 Maria Alejandra Veitch Argentina Salinas HS
2010-2011 Celso Pereira Martins, Jr. Brazil Alvarez HS
2011-2012 Elif Erdogan Turkey Alvarez HS
2012 Gabriel Perestrello Brazil Alvarez HS
2012-2013 Baptista Lopes Portugal Alvarez HS
2013-2014 Giulia Fiorentini Italy Alvarez HS
2014-2015 Benjamin Sander Germany Alvarez HS
2015-2016 Ombeline Océane Bailliet France Alvarez HS
2016-2017 Bhubhath "Teddy" Chirakittiwut Thailand Alvarez HS
2017-2018 Zoriana "Zori" Vanloffelt Belgium Alvarez HS

1    College Student on Summer Internship
2    Left Early
3    Short-Term Exchange Student
4    Sponsored by Salinas Tri-Club: Northeast, Rodeo, & Steinbeck Rotary Clubs


Outbound students

Year Name Country School
1985-1986 Tiffany Kuhl France Alisal HS
Trisha Horsley (4) Italy Salinas HS
1987-1988 Lisa Baehr England Notre Dame HS
1988-1989 Estella Barajas H. France Alisal HS
1989-1990 Alma Mariscal Q. Spain Alisal HS
1990-1991 Arlene Garcia (5) France Alisal HS
1991-1992 Isabel Ochoa C. Brazil Alisal HS
1992-1993 Maria Elena Rodriguez France Alisal HS
Sara Fajardo (5) Finland Alisal HS
1993-1994 Beatriz Pulido Brazil Alisal HS
1994-1995 Norma Lara Brazil Alisal HS
Ayo Oyewale (5) Argentina Alisal HS
1996-1997 Ignacio Macial Sweden Alisal HS
1997-1998 Jackie Vowell Belgium Alisal HS
1998-1999 Liz Camacho Germany Alisal HS
1999-2000 Hammid Sanchez (4) Spain Alisal HS
2000-2001 Letty Chavez Ecuador Alisal HS
2001-2002 Susan Owen (6) Ecuador Clovis HS
2002-2003 Abby Rios France Alisal HS
2004-2005 Rebecca Mendoza Brazil Alvarez HS
2005-2006 Isaac Moreno France Alisal HS
2006-2007 Daimi Yazmin Ramirez (4) France Alisal HS
2007-2008 Kalah Gaskins Belgium Salinas HS
2008-2009 Megan Leonard Norway Alvarez HS
2009-2010 Selene Rangel Belgium (French) Alisal HS
2010-2011 Jessica Miller Brazil Salinas HS
2011-2012 Abel Jimenez Sweden Alvarez HS
2012-2013 Arick McNiel Belgium (Dutch) Alvarez HS
2013-2014 Daisy Rosas Taiwan Alvarez HS
2014-2015 Hannah Harper France North Salinas HS
2015-2016 Isaac Guzman Italy Alvarez HS
2016-2017 Maiya Harper Argentina North Salinas HS
2017-2018 Evan Mendoza Argentina Hallmark Public Charter HS

4    Returned Early
5    Selected by Salinas Steinbeck Rotary Club; Sponsored by Fresno Rotary Club
6    No Student Selected from Alisal HS; Sponsored Alternate for Clovis Rotary Club
    
Updated 8/17/16