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April 24, 2013

Students from Holland to be guests at Tulip Time

PELLA — Fifteen high school students and two teachers from Culemborg, Gelderland province in the Netherlands will be visiting the Pella area during this year’s Tulip Time festival.

The students will be staying with host families throughout the Lynnville-Sully area and will participate in several activities during their visit to Pella including visiting classrooms at Pella Grade School and Pella Middle School, singing the Dutch anthem Thursday afternoon at the Tulip Tower, and riding a float in the Volk’s Parade. Their teacher, Kate van Wijck – Carrero, grew up in central California but fell in love with Central College and the entire Pella community so decided to make the move from California to Iowa. During her senior year at Central Kate studied abroad in Colchester, England before doing her student teaching with Jeff Corbett at Lynnville-Sully middle school.

Following her Dutch roots she moved to Culemborg, the Netherlands where she nannied off and on for about three years.  After earning her Dutch language certificate she applied for a teaching job at the local secondary school, Koningin Wilhelmina College, where she is now in her 11th year of teaching.

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