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By Erin Smith

Host families are being sought for foreign exchange students in Bladen County. Ayusa, a non-profit promoting global learning and leadership through cultural exchange and leadership programs for high school students is seeking families in Bladen County who are interested in hosting international high school students for the 2018-19 academic year.

Recently, Ayusa welcomed Hi Wa “Eva” Lee to Dublin, NC where she stayed with the Thomas Knight family and attended West Bladen High School for the 2017-18 academic year.

If you are interested in learning more about hosting an international high school student in your home, contact Connie Lawrence at 919-612-5013 or via email at clawrence@ayusa.org.