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MHS junior selected as People to People Student Ambassador

Hallieford resident Brienna Carter, a junior at Mathews High School, will have an opportunity this summer to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip. After going through an interview and orientation process, Carter was selected to serve as a People to People Student Ambassador, visiting France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy July 5-23.

Carter, who was raised in Mathews, has had the opportunity to travel some along the eastern United States, but has never been on an airplane, and has never really been away from home for that length of time. "I’m excited," Carter said. "I’m a little nervous, but not that much."

Carter’s dad, Michael chimed in, saying, "The nervous people are the parents."

Michael Carter and his wife, Lizzette, said when they saw the opportunity arise for their daughter to take this trip of a lifetime, they jumped at the opportunity. "Life is so hectic," Mr. Carter said. "You go to college and then go to wor...

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