On Wednesday, July 10th, our outgoing Wakayama exchange student, Henry Valdez, along with his parents, joined the club for lunch. Henry just graduated from De La Salle High School in Concord.
During the meeting, Henry expressed his gratitude for being selected. He also expressed his hope to learn more about the cultural differences between the US and Japan. After he returns from Japan, Henry will be attending University in Portland to fulfill his dream of becoming a nurse. The club passed the hat, and collected almost $189 for traveling money, plus, thanks to Edi, an undetermined amount of Yen. (Shame on the rest of you who didn’t bring all the spa
After his return from Japan, we will look forward to hearing about his adventures!