ME Alumni talk about study abroad experiences

Wednesday, March 11th former students of Manchester Essex presented during international week. The class of 2011s Kristine Walder and Rebecca Lynch spoke to students about their time abroad in several different countries. Lynch traveled to many countries in Europe and Walder traveled in South
America and the Galapagos.

Former student of MERSD class of 2011 Rebecca Lynch spoke about her time in Italy. The architecture in Florence is very authentic because it has some of the oldest and largest buildings. Florence, Italy has the largest brick dome in the world. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Former student of MERSD class of 2011 Rebecca Lynch spoke about her time in Italy. The architecture in Florence is very authentic because it has some of the oldest and largest buildings. Florence, Italy has the largest brick dome in the world. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Lynch explained the food, and how it differs from Italian food that is made in America. She spoke about the many different types of pastas and food she ate on her trip. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Lynch explained the food, and how it differs from Italian food that is made in America. She spoke about the many different types of pastas and food she ate on her trip. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students and teachers listen intently to the stories shared. Students are required to take notes during every presentation for a quiz grade. Students are also told to try the food in the cafeteria and wear the colors of the country for the day. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students and teachers listen intently to the stories shared. Students are required to take notes during every presentation for a quiz grade. Students are also told to try the food in the cafeteria and wear the colors of the country for the day. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Dachau Concentration Camp is in Munich, Germany, Lynch explained the feeling of shock walking through the concentration camp. She spoke to the students that it was a scary and moving seeing the tragic things people had gone through. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Dachau Concentration Camp is in Munich, Germany, Lynch explained the feeling of shock walking through the concentration camp. She spoke to the students that it was a scary and moving seeing the tragic things people had gone through. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Lynch also traveled to Interlaken, Switzerland. She spoke about the food and the landscape. Her favorite part was the chocolate and the sweets made in Switzerland. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Lynch also traveled to Interlaken, Switzerland. She spoke about the food and the landscape. Her favorite part was the chocolate and the sweets made in Switzerland. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Middle school students write down their facts and sentences about Walder’s time in the Galapagos. Students asked questions periodically throughout both presentations. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Middle school students write down their facts and sentences about Walder’s time in the Galapagos. Students asked questions periodically throughout both presentations. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Former student Christine Walder shared her travels and experiences in different places. She shared her time in the Galapagos and briefly spoke in Spanish about her time. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Former student Christine Walder shared her travels and experiences in different places. She shared her time in the Galapagos and briefly spoke in Spanish about her time. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Walder shared her time in the Amazon jungle. She spoke about the differences in plants and animals. Walder took a picture with the “mother of poisonous spiders” at night. Iguanas are rare to see because they have the ability to bled in with things for protection. Spikes grow on trees so nothing can kill it. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Walder shared her time in the Amazon jungle. She spoke about the differences in plants and animals. Walder took a picture with the “mother of poisonous spiders” at night. Iguanas are rare to see because they have the ability to bled in with things for protection. Spikes grow on trees so nothing can kill it. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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