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Foreign Exchange Student Carina Konstanzer To Be BGHS Junior

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 3:30 pm

By Ethan Colbert
bgted@lcs.net

Carina Konstanzer, 15, had never heard of Bowling Green and knew very little of Missouri when she applied to study abroad.
Yet, the lack of knowledge did not stop her from feeling excited when she learned that she would be spending the next 10 months in rural Missouri and attending Bowling Green High School.
“I was on a holiday in France with my family and friends (when I found out),” Konstanzer said in an interview with the Bowling Green Times. “My mom came to me and said that she had an email from my future host mother.”
That email was written by Beth Haley, of rural Curryville, who shared Konstanzer’s excitement so much so that Haley forgot to mention in the email where Konstanzer would be living and going to school.
“I was so nervous, I forgot,” Haley said on Monday.

Carina Konstanzer, 15, will be one of two foreign exhange students attending Bowling Green High School this academic year. Konstanzer, a native of southern Germany, is residing with Beth Turnbull-Haley and her children, of rural Curryville. Konstanzer is entering BGHS as a junior and is hoping to try out for the school’s cheerleading team.

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