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Chance for Japan trip extended for young Lubbockites

Information from the City of Lubbock

The City of Lubbock Junior Ambassador Goodwill Program application deadline has been extended to Friday, February 24, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. 

The mission of the Junior Ambassador program is to foster the development of friendship, understanding and education through International Ambassador Exchange. Area students in the 7th, 8th, or 9th grade are eligible to apply. Interested students must turn in an application, three reference letters and a one-page essay on why they want to travel to Japan.  The deadline to apply is now February 24, 2012.

Students will travel to Musashino City, Japan and visit historical sites, experience Japanese customs, and stay with a local family.  Travel dates are June 4-11, 2012.

We encourage all students who are interested in applying for this program to submit their applications to Sarah Hensley, Junior Ambassador Program Coordinator, City of Lubbock by mail to P. O. Box 2000, Lubbock, TX 79457 or in person at Lubbock Municipal Building at 1625 13th Street no later than February 24, 2012.

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