Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Submitted photo 2010 Perham High School graduate Emily Wurgler stands at the bottom of Mount Esja in Iceland, where she is staying and studying for six weeks, learning more about her Icelandic heritage.

Six weeks in Iceland: Perham grad discovers heritage, adventure

Email

Most college students’ summer plans center around a part-time job, internship, or a vacation or three.

Emily Wurgler, a 2010 graduate of Perham High School and current senior at Concordia College in Moorhead, has found a way to combine elements of all three – she is going on the “Snorri” program, a six-week trip to Iceland that’s part study abroad trip and part work-study program, all designed to help her and 14 other students of Icelandic descent discover their shared heritage.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
jbowe
Joe Bowen, a 2009 graduate of St. John's University, is the newest member of the Perham Focus team. He enjoys writing, rugby, and hamburgers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness