WACO high school students organize fundraiser for Ukrainian foreign students

RUSSIAN CANNOT USE CERTAIN CONSULTATION SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE UNITED STATES. IN EASTERN IOWA – HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND STAFF RAISE FUNDS TO HELP A UKRAINIAN FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENT. “ODEE” HAS BEEN A STUDENT IN WACO, WAYLAND, SINCE AUGU. ST HIS CLASS CAMERAS AND TEACHERS ORGANIZED A FUNDRAISER WITH TRADITIONAL UKRAINIAN FOOD. ODEE ALSO TALKED ABOUT HER HOME COUNTRY AND ANSWERED QUESTIONS FROM THE CROWD.>

Wayland High School Students Raising Funds for Ukrainian Exchange Student

Students and teachers at WACO High School in Wayland held a fundraiser for one of their classmates on Saturday, KCRG reports. Oleh Shtefanchuk, or “Odee” for short, is an exchange student at WACO from Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Shtefanchuk, currently a junior and starting school in August, came to WACO as part of the FLEX exchange program run by the US State Department. country and answer questions. Proceeds will help support Odee next year at school and will also go to his family in Ukraine. Nearby Keota High School, which also has a member of Moldova’s FLEX exchange program, donated $500 to the cause.

Students and teachers at WACO High School in Wayland held a fundraiser for one of their classmates on Saturday, KCRG reports.

Oleh Shtefanchuk, or “Odee” for short, is an exchange student at WACO from Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Shtefanchuk, currently a junior and starting school in August, came to WACO as part of the FLEX exchange program run by the US State Department.

The fundraiser included a free dinner of traditional Ukrainian dishes, as well as Odee speaking about his home country and answering questions. Proceeds will help support Odee next year at school and will also go to his family in Ukraine.

Nearby Keota High School, which also has a member of Moldova’s FLEX currency exchange program, donated $500 to the cause.

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