Sherry Peppers JapanHi!  My name is Sherry Peppers and I attend Clearwater High School as a Sophomore.  I have recently been accepted to be a Japanese exchange student through the Youth for Understanding program.  I received the Japan-US Senate scholarship, which is a partial scholarship. I am asking for donations to come up with my remaining tuition of $3,000 by April 15th.

I worked hard for this achievement. To be able to apply I had to have at least a 3.0 grade point average. I was top 10% of my Freshman class. I won 1st place in the local science fair and was the only student from my school to represent Clearwater High School at SEMO. I have been a part of FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) for two years. I have been a local chapter officer and a regional officer for two years. With the help of Mrs. Christy Johnson, my FCCLA advisor, I was given the opportunity to apply for this amazing experience with YFU.

I am the first student from our area to apply and be accepted for this student exchange program. I hope this opens up opportunities for my fellow community students to study abroad.

— Donations/Checks can be sent to
Clearwater High School FCCLA
(please put “Japanese Exchange Program” on the check memo)
Rt 4, Box 1004
Piedmont, MO 63957

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