Celebrating 30 Years of Friendship through our German Exchange

The 30th anniversary of the Student Exchange between St. Mary's Menston and Franziskus Gymnasium Vossenack was celebrated this week in a special ceremony

There was an event on the morning of Monday 29 February in the school hall at FGV where their deputy, Mr Cordes, Mr Sinnett, Mr Helmuth Feuerriegel and Sebastian (English teacher), gave speeches about the history and the importance of the exchange in developing international links and friendships over the last 30 years. 

Since 1987:

  • 1,724 pupils have taken part
  • Mrs Childs has attended every exchange

News story on the FGV website

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