Saint-Yrieix: Almond tree high school students ready for European internships

At the end of October, 45 students, or 85% of last year’s students, will go on eight-week internships in Valencia and Alcoy in Spain, Malta, Dublin in Ireland and Turku in Finland. “Ireland and Finland are two new destinations”says Thierry Grégoire. “These courses will bring us a lot, both in terms of language and new techniques, which are different in each country. We are very motivated”explains Camille, Maelys, Elza, Célia and Manon, high school aesthetics students on their way to Spain and Ireland.

During the past week, various activities have been offered to high school students in all classes at Amandier, including the planting of the friendship palm and conferences explaining how Erasmus+ works, the different destinations that the high school offers, as well as a photo exhibition of previous courses.

To top it off, the high school students in their baccalaureate pro finals were coached by the Spanish chef Carmina Martinez accompanied by her sister Erika on duty, from the restaurant “El Caragol” in Alcoy in the province of Alicante, for the preparation of a typical Spanish meal on the occasion of this country’s national holiday.

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