As stated in our previous post, fourteen students from Wetaskiwin recently traveled to Ashoro, Japan for a study tour that they had spent nearly one year preparing for. This was the seventh student exchange to take place since Ashoro and Wetaskiwin were twinned in September of 1990.
These fourteen students, ranging from age fourteen to eighteen, had an intimate look at what life in the northern Japanese town was truly like. Visiting the famous Lake Akan, learning the art of Japanese drumming and archery, eating local delicacies and becoming part of a family through a home stay experience were just some of the things they had the opportunity to do while in Ashoro.
The students returned back to Wetaskiwin on April 6. Here are some photos supplied from the trip: