Louis Fricke is club's youth exchange student


Louis was greeted at the airport by Chris Arnold, Marty and Jim
Harris, and Vicki Foster (below).

Louis Willi Fricke is our club’s Rotary Youth Exchange student for 2016-2017. He is 16 years old. His hometown is Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He has one sibling, a sister, Jamie, age 12.

He has studied English for eight years. Louis recently completed secondary school (10 grade levels).


His father is a member of the Detmold-Blomberg Rotary Club. The club was chartered on November 17, 1977. Today the club has 58 members, and is one of 1,032 clubs in Germany where there are 53,000 Rotarians. The club is part of district 1900.

In 2012, Louis and his father traveled to the U.S. where he visited the Grand Canyon and went on a rafting tour. Lewis enjoys sports and taking trips with his father. His father runs a dancing school and Louis has helped with some events at the school.