International Day at Winterport Middle School draws students from 16 countries

Posted April 29, 2011, at 8 p.m.

Agnete Kjerstad (left) and Elise Toft (right) lead students in a traditional Norwegian dance during International Day at Wagner Middle School in Winterport on Friday. Kjerstad and Toft, who both hail from Norway, were among 20 exchange students representing 16 countries who performed educational presentations about their home countries during the event. The exchange students arrived last August and have been attending school at regional high schools including Bangor High School, Hampden Academy, Orono High School, Brewer High School, John Bapst Memorial High School and Caribou High School.