The Student of the Month for January is Seth Danga from Nigeria. Seth has been selected for his participation in sports, outgoing personality and excellent relationship with his host family. Seth has ran cross country, been a part of soccer league and most recently plays for Iowa Mennonite School’s basketball team.
According to Seth’s Regional Coordinator Bonnie Anderson, he is extremely outgoing. He recently received a standing ovation at a basketball game for showing his hidden talent-walking on his hands. Seth’s principal reiterates this. While Seth has made many friends during his exchange, he still goes out of his way to be inclusive of every person he meets.
On top of excelling in school, Seth has developed a very close relationship with his host family. His host parents are very proud of his work and admire his adventurous spirit. In his spare time, Seth attends his local youth group and spends time with his friends.