Chinese high school freshmen visit USC Upstate

February 19, 2013 at 12:42 pm

On Feb.15, the Watershed Ecology Center staff of Dr. Jack Turner, Beth Button, Lanita Wilson and Cindy O’Hare, welcomed 13 students from Handan No. 1 High School in China’s Handan school district, for a discussion on pollution and other factors affecting the environment. These students are attending classes at the Spartanburg High School Freshman Academy, and living with host families for two weeks.

For more information about the students’ experiences in an American classroom, and the relationship between Spartanburg District 7 and Handan American School, currently being modeled after Spartanburg High School, visit for the full-length article.