Shoreline Community Colleges recently hosted more than 400 students and teachers from Japan, officials from the Japanese Consulate in Seattle and the Laurasian Foundation. The visit on Thursday, March 20, 2014,was part of the Kakehashi Project, a large-scale youth exchange program between the U.S. and Japan. The project is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan with the goal of enhancing international understanding of Japan and its strengths and attractions.
The students were given a tour of the campus, met with international education representatives and were treated to a dinner. They also met with Shoreline students that helped with the tours.