Fort Worth Welcomes French Students
Fort Worth, TX – Sister Cities Partners with Local Schools
Fort Worth welcomes students from its newest sister city, Nîmes, France.
Two teachers and 20 students from Nîmes (pronounced NEEM) will be hosted by the World Languages Institute, Fort Worth Country Day School, and Nolan Catholic High School Feb. 10-19. Students will be home hosted by community volunteers giving them a true Texas experience, as well as providing a glimpse of life in America.
“Sister Cities works closely with the Fort Worth ISD and private schools to give students the best opportunity possible to be successful in a global society,” said Greg Jackson, Chairman of the Board. “Exchanges, like these, are more important than ever to teach young people the importance of global understanding and respect of other cultures whether here in Fort Worth or abroad.”
The students will also attend school and visit cultural sites of interest while in Fort Worth including a visit to the Stockyards, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and a special opportunity to attend a Dallas Mavericks games and meet French player Frank Ntilikina.