January 2019 Summer Work and Travel MVP - Santiago Blas Medina

Congratulations, Blas!

WWCE chose Blas because he’s participated in a variety of cultural activities, he has kept in touch with WWCE regarding those cultural events, he was punctual at all WWCE events, and he completed his Monthly Monitoring in a timely manner.


Location: Key West, Florida

Position: Seasonal Supermarket Associate / Front Service Clerk (Bagger/Cashier)

Home Country: Argentina

What You’re Studying in School: Business Administration

Fun Fact About You: I love staying active, traveling, and my dog 🐶. 

Why did you choose to come on a J1 SWT program?

 I came on this program to know a different culture, meet new people, leave the comfort zone, and travel around the country.

What are you hopping to gain from the program?

I hope to grow as a person, grow professionally, and make friends from different parts of the world.

What are some cultural differences that you’ve experienced so far?

 All is diferent here. The people, the food, the customs.


What has been your favorite aspect of Key West so far?

 The lovely people and the beach. 😎

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