SCSU Students Meet Prince Charles

SCSU Students Meet Prince Charles Click to Enlarge Photo: St. Cloud State University

(KNSI) - An exciting encounter for some St. Cloud State students who are studying abroad in England this semester.

Details are in the following news release from SCSU.

Six St. Cloud State University students had the chance to speak with Prince Charles Sept. 13 when he visited Alnwick Castle in Northumberland in Northern England.

Kendal Theisen, of St. Cloud, Kaylie Abblett, of Carver, Abigail Barr, of Ramsey, Austin Barsness, of Brandon, McKenna Klaphake of Blaine and Gabriel Legierski, of Ham Lake, are spending the semester studying abroad at the historic castle.

Together with the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland His Royal Highness Prince Charles the Duke of Wales spoke briefly with students and inquired about their studies as he was leaving castle the following a reception at Alnwick Gardens. The reception was the conclusion of Prince Charles’ two-day visit to Northumberland to visit charities and volunteer organizations.

The students are studying communication studies and British history and culture this semester at Alnwick Castle through the St. Cloud State study abroad program led by faculty member Scott Wells. Alnwick is one of the oldest and most popular study abroad programs at St. Cloud State. Each semester student live and study at Alnwick Castle where they learn about British culture and history from British faculty members and attend other courses taught St. Cloud State faculty.

(Above, Prince Charles speaks with SCSU student Gabriel Legierski, from Ham Lake)

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