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.
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...