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The family and friends of Xavier Legette are uniting to raise money to help him attend his student ambassador trip in the summer of 2011.

I am Xavier Legette and I have been selected to be a Student Ambassador in 2011 on a People 2 People educational travel adventure to England, Ireland, Scotland, and Whales. I am asking all of my friends, and family members to support me by making a donation towards my trip through this fundraiser.

Participating in this People 2 People program will prepare me for success.

People to People prepares students and professionals for success in a globalized world through international travel and positive, life-changing educational experiences. Our programs help young people build self confidence, establish lasting friendships, and gain greater understanding of people and cultures around the world.

This trip will be a great opportunity and a once in a lifetime experience for me.

As the educational travel leader, People to People Ambassador Programs offers unparalleled access to amazing people and places around the world, including exclusive activities, insider tours of historic sites, international home stays, dedicated program leaders, and fascinating, knowledgeable guides.

Enhance Your Education

Ambassadors on this program will earn special insights into:

Medieval history

The literature and lore of the United Kingdom

Plant biology and geology

Scottish history and heritage
Intercultural studies

Top Program Activities

Trek through majestic castles and ruins from Warwick Castle to Edinburgh Castle.

Build new confidence as you challenge yourself to rappel down a castle wall in Wales.

Capture the awe-inspiring scenery of Glencoe and the Gap of Dunloe.

Search Loch Ness for signs of its legendary sea monster.

Soar high above the city on the London Eye, the world’s largest Ferris wheel.

Xavier's 2011 People 2 People Student Ambassador Itinerary.

London, England

Get to know the Beefeaters, official guards of the Tower of London, and learn about the tower’s 10 centuries of rich history.

Gain an insider’s perspective on British government when you meet with a current or former member of Parliament.

Float past Big Ben and other iconic London landmarks on a Thames riverboat.

Re-create life in the Middle Ages—complete with a medieval banquet with King Henry VIII.

Experience the ceremonial changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.
Catch a play or musical in the West End, considered the capital of the theater world.

Spend two or three nights with a friendly and welcoming host family.

Soar high above the city in the London Eye, the world’s largest Ferris wheel.

Warwick, England

Explore the grounds of Warwick Castle, where a medieval encampment brims with music, games, and colorful characters—from knights to rat-catchers.

Train to wage war as a knight, and watch the world’s largest trebuchet (catapult) in action.

Gretna Green, Scotland

Visit the blacksmith’s forge that has served as an unlikely site for countless weddings.

Loch Lomond, Scotland

Kayak the waters of this scenic lake, one of the largest in Britain.

Create lasting friendships with your fellow delegates as you compete in a teambuilding challenge.

Glencoe, Scotland

Soak up the picturesque landscape that has served as a backdrop for countless movies.

Lean how sheepdog puppies are trained to watch over their flocks.

Loch Ness, Scotland

Keep your eyes peeled for signs of Nessie, the legendary lake monster.

St. Andrews, Scotland

Learn a few pointers from a local golf pro in the game’s home city.

Explore the town of St. Andrews, home of St. Andrews University, which was founded in 1413.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Experience Scotland’s commanding capital city, perched upon the crests of seven hills.

Stroll the Royal Mile, and research the history of Scottish clans.

Explore Edinburgh Castle, from its 12th-century chapel to the 1 o’clock gun.

Meet a traditional Scotsman and learn how his regalia honor the country’s history and heritage.

Try on a kilt and kick up your heels during an evening of Scottish culture.

Bangor, Wales

Rappel down a castle wall with the guidance of experienced professionals.

Explore the unique Welsh culture, and get a quick lesson in the lovely Welsh language.

Dublin, Ireland

Explore the streets of Dublin in small groups, and see areas like Grafton Street and Trinity College.

Try your hand at Gaelic football at the Gaelic Athletic Museum.

County Kerry, Ireland

View the breathtaking Gap of Dunloe from a horse-drawn jaunty car.

Savor the joyous Irish culture during a ceilidh, an evening of traditional music and dance.

Experience Irish farm life, from bread-baking to rope-making to sheep-wrangling.

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