2012 URG to TSD Exchange

Amanda Lynn Bliss-is majoring in Early Childhood Education and is a junior with a 3.22 GPA. She is from Almont, Michigan. She is excited to be adding the international component to her program and also to be able to visit the UK. Her family history takes her back to Bedfont, Middlesex, England and she hopes to do some research there while she is on the exchange. She is a huge Roald Dahl fan and wants to learn more about his Welsh roots. And finally, she is looking forward to meeting new friends that will enable her to expand her world.

Catherine Elizabeth Derr- is a sophomore who is in the process of changing her major from Education to Nursing. She is from Mount Vernon, Ohio and admits she has some Welsh in her family background. She says she loves to travel and has been to nearly every state in the US. She has never been outside of this country so travelling to Wales for an exchange experience is thrilling for her.



Catherine Derr (left) and Amanda Bliss (right)