HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 4, 2019) – Launching its second year of “Hendersonville Student Ambassador” Travel Scholarships, Hendersonville Sister Cities is inviting local students aged 16-26 interested in studying internationally to a free “Study Abroad Scholarship Drop-In” on Monday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Appalachian Coffee Company. Students who attend the information session will be entered to win a gift card for coffee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2018) – Hendersonville Sister Cities has won Sister Cities International’s 2018 “Innovation Award for Youth & Education” for cities with populations under 25,000, for the organization’s inaugural "Hendersonville Student Ambassador" Travel Scholarship program.
The awards competition, open to over 500 sister city programs nationwide, recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding individuals and community sister city programs that are prom...
This is the first 2018 Hendersonville Student Ambassador profile in a series of five monthly spotlights published in the Times-News.
Katie Farina, 20, has called the Blue Ridge Mountains home since she was six years old, and grew up cherishing the wildlife around her. This month, she’s trading her backyard mountain views for the Peruvian Andes and studying the biodiversity of the Amazon.
And, it’ll be the first time in her life she travels internationally.
In the organization’s inaugural “Hendersonville Student Ambassador” Travel Scholarship program, Hendersonville Sister Cities announced today it is awarding a total of $3,000 to five Henderson County students studying abroad during the 201
8 Summer, 2018 Fall, and 2019 Spring semesters.
Katie Farina, 20, an Environmental Sciences & Sustainability major/Spanish minor at UNC–Greensboro, will be spending 5 weeks at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola in Cusco, Peru...
Celebrating Hendersonville Sister Cities’ 10th anniversary and officially launching the organization’s student travel scholarship program, HSC is hosting “Italian Inspirations,” an evening of Italian opera and cuisine, at the Champion Hills Club on Saturday, Nov. 18.
The ticketed event will include Italian fare and opera by Amici Music, in honor of Hendersonville’s Sister City of Verbania, Italy. Featuring Amanda Horton (soprano), John Kaneklides (tenor), Jonatha...