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March 26, 2014

The People's Ambassador

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Burger is a “jack-of-all-trades” and is currently trying to decide what dreams to follow. Burger threw out being a geneticist, a chef or an engineer as a few ideas he has tossed around.

Burger said this trip with People to People will help him some in deciding what dreams to follow.

“The cooking is going to be different over there,” Burger said. “So, if I do become a chef, I will have experiences with different foods and knowing how to cook them.”

But Burger isn’t the only one excited. His family and school are also very proud of his accomplishments.

“The chance to learn how others live and work will hopefully allow our future leaders to close the gaps in our different cultures and aid in peace for future generations,” Burger’s mother, Anita Burger, said.

“He is an asset to Millsap High School,” Millsap High School Principal Tammy Addison said. “He is just an amazing young man. He is brilliant at everything he does. He is an all-around kid.”

The trip, exciting as it is, comes at a high cost. Anyone looking to donate to Burger can do so by purchasing a sponsorship.

According to People to People’s website, the organization has been around for 50 years, providing education travel for students across the globe. The program boasts seven continents, 40 countries and 500,000 alumni. Annually, PTP sends more than 20,000 ambassadors worldwide. 

PTP is said to be one of the world’s most recognized and respected educational travel providers for both students and professionals across the globe.

To purchase a sponsorship, email Anita Burger at nitabear71@yahoo.com.

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