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Rotary helps students around the world

POSTED: August 30, 2010 2:15 p.m.
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Hinesville Rotary Club President Deidre Howell congratulates Alida Kerbage, a member of the Georgia Rotary Student Program, during the club's meeting Tuesday at Western Sizzlin'.

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Alida Kerbage, a member of the Georgia Rotary Student Program, made a presentation Tuesday during the Hinesville Rotary Club’s meeting at Western Sizzlin‘. Kerbage, who is from Lebanon, attends Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah and plans to major in business administration.
The Georgia Rotary Student Program sponsors foreign students to study in the United States for a year. The Hinesville club is one of four that sponsors GRSP students.
Since 1946, Rotarians in Georgia have offered scholarships to international students for one year of study in Georgia colleges and universities. Georgia Rotary Clubs sponsor students are recommended for the program by a Rotary Club in their home country. The students become adopted members of a Georgia “host family,” but live on campus at the school they attend. It is a scholarship program, not an exchange. Each year, about 80 students from all over the world learn about different cultures and lifestyles through the program.
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