January 30, 2014 | Vol. 40, No. 5

Rotary to send next exchange student to Chile

The Petersburg Rotary Club is sponsoring sophomore Kyla Willis' trip to Chile where she will spend her next school year as an exchange student.

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Rosie Roppel / Submitted Photo
Willis poses in Anchorage with Dennis Barrill, returning to Juneau from Chile and Mauro Araya an exchange student from Chile who\'s been studying in Soldotna.

Willis, Sven Heinrichs, the Rotary exchange student in Petersburg from Dortmund, Germany, as well as other students in Alaska from around the world attended the Rotary District 5010's Winter Orientation in Anchorage earlier this month.

Local Rotary Club member Dave Berg said students meet with their peers from Alaska and abroad to help determine where they might want to travel. A selection committee also observed each student.

"The kids give the co...

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