Kudos to the following 25 host families and their exchange students for advancing to the final round of the Reel Life contest (listed alphabetically by student’s first name):

  • Bronislav T. from Czech Republic and the Plofchan/Jeffries Family from Ohio
  • Cathrine J. from Denmark and the Dath Family from Pennsylvani
  • Chavaroj T. from Thailand and the Cartier Family from Texas
  • Christin S. from Germany and the Barth Family from Ohio
  • Clara S. from Germany and the Lindstrom Family from North Carolina
  • Davide M. from Italy and the Scott Family from Washington
  • Farha H. from Kuwait and the Welters Family from Florida
  • Francesca P. from Italy and the Tabaka Family from Wisconsin
  • Gaia L. from Italy and the Robinson Family from Missouri
  • Jussi N. from Finland and the Nelli Family from North Carolina
  • Justine Luke C. from Philippines and the Titchenal Family from Oregon
  • Katie L. from New Zealand and the Wiersma Family from Wisconsin
  • Linda R. from Germany and the Mabra Family from Texas
  • Lison R. from France and the Lounibos Family from California
  • Mara P. from Germany and the Chris and Alicia Merwin Family from Washington
  • Micah S. from Germany and the The Land Family from Indiana
  • Mohamad A. from Malaysia and the Bailey Family from Pennsylvania
  • Nané L. from Netherlands and the Freitas Family from California
  • Ona O. from Spain and the Coley-Long Family from Missouri
  • Ruth K. from Germany and the Jones Family from North Carolina
  • Salisa A. from Thailand and the Cox Family from Missouri
  • Sirikunya I. from Thailand and the Meheula/Barrett Family from California
  • Sude H. from Turkey and the Hunt Family from Rhode Island
  • Tilmann G. from Germany and the Hansen Family from Texas
  • Titaya H. from Thailand and the Cohen Family from North Carolina

The Grand Prize-winning entry will be selected by a random drawing on 5pm on Wednesday, June 20th.

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All contest votes were reviewed by a third-party consultant to ensure that all valid votes were counted properly. If you have questions, please contact [email protected]