April 4, 2017...The City of St. Petersburg International Relations Committee proudly announces the selection of the 2017 Student Ambassadors to Takamatsu, St. Petersburg’s Japanese Sister City.
Three students were chosen from a number of outstanding applicants. They are Zachary Ethan Blair-Andrews of Lakewood High School, Chloe Johnson of St. Petersburg Collegiate High School, and Deaja Jenae Henry, also of St. Petersburg Collegiate High School. They will be representing St. Petersburg in Japan from July 5 to 14. An extensive program is planned for their stay there, with a several opportunities to speak to the community about their home town.
Later in July St. Petersburg will be hosting three Student Ambassadors from Takamatsu. They will be staying with local families and will share information about their home town with our community. Several programs are being planned to which the general public will be invited.
For more information abut the Student Ambassador program and how to get involved in the Sister Cities programs, please contact Lotta Baumann, SPIFFS Executive Director, at 727-552-1896 or firstname.lastname@example.org.