August 2, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 31

Quitslund to go to Thailand for ten month adventure

The trip of a lifetime awaits River Quitslund as he leaves for Ching Mai, Thailand Monday. Quitslund applied for the foreign exchange student program through the Petersburg Rotary Club.

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Shelly Pope
River Quitslund talks about his upcoming Rotary exchange overseas

“This was kind of a split-second decision,” Quitslund said. “My guidance counselor asked if I would be interested and I applied.”

He was not interested at first, but after discussing the program with his mother, Karen, he realized what a great opportunity it would be.

Quitslund explained that his mother wanted to be a part of something like this at one time in her life and he feels special that he is...

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