Students have a variety of opportunities to enhance their French skills and cultural knowledge outside of the classroom. Possibilities include study abroad, volunteer work for local organizations to assist non-native speakers of English, tutoring students of French and working at the semi-annual International Home Furnishings Market.
Luiza Fogaca (Class of 2014) French and International Business: Uses her skills in Portuguese, Spanish and French while working locally with Schnadig International as the representative for Latin America, the Caribbean and some Asian/Middle Eastern accounts.
Dana Meredith Moore (Class of 2012) French and Graphic Design: Interned while a student with French Heritage Furniture in High Point as graphic designer, administrative assistant and French-speaking correspondent to their furniture production team in France. She works in Kernersville as lead marketing/graphic design person for Tops and Trends, the largest Certified Automotive Restyler in the Southeast. She continues to work for French Heritage on a freelance basis.
Tamas Kovacs (Class of 2009) International Business with French minor: Kovacs has enhanced his linguistic and cultural skills while competing in various races in Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Italy, France, Germany, Croatia and Spain prior to competing in the London Olympics in 2012.