Arlington Rotary sponsoring year-long international high school exchange

ARLINGTON — The Rotary Club of Arlington is sponsoring a year-long exchange for high school students as part of the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program. The Arlington Club has sponsored Sandra Maroto Lombao from Madrid, Spain, for the 2012-13 school year and sent Samantha Arndt, a sophomore from Lakewood High School, to France for a year.

For high school students interested in a year-long exchange, applications for 2013-14 are being accepted until Friday, Nov. 2, for students at Arlington, Lakewood, and Darrington high schools. For applications, see your high school exchange counselor, or download them online at

Families interested in hosting an exchange student for a short-term of two to three months should contact A.J. Chase, the Arlington Rotary exchange program chair, at 360-631-2484 to answer any questions they might have.

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