Sister Exchange Program

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Those high school students interested in being considered for the Pendleton Cultural Foundation Youth Exchange to Minamisoma, Japan  in 2016 are asked to submit their applications to the ASPIRE office at the Pendleton High School.

Applications should include:

  1. The Application and Supplemental Information forms from this packet
  2. An up-to-date resume with information relative to activities, leadership, and employment (if applicable).
  3. The Program Rules and Conditions form, which must be signed by at least one parent or legal guardian.

ADDITIONALLY, two (2) Confidential School References must be returned to the ASPIRE office directly from the teachers, counselors or other education professionals who fill out the form.

From the applications submitted, only 10-12 students will earn an interview, so we encourage you to do your best work. Up to six of the interviewed students will be chosen to represent Pendleton in the Youth Exchange. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jill Gregg at the Pendleton High School ASPIRE office, (, 541-966-3846)  You may download the application HERE

2016PendletonCulturalFoundationYouthExchangeApplication.pdf61.71 KB