Local student to visit Japan
Last updated 5/31/2007 at Noon
FALLBROOK — Melissa Felipe, currently a junior at Fallbrook High School, will be traveling to Japan this summer as an American Field Service (AFS) exchange student. She departs June 23, will stay with a host family in Tokyo, and will attend a language school studying Japanese for about six weeks, returning August 4.
Melissa first learned about the AFS program from a friend. From telephone calls to AFS and online inquiries, she worked her way through the application process and was accepted as an exchange student earlier this year. She has raised money for her trip from working at the Boy...