Journey to Commencement: Daria Herasymova turns foreign exchange trip into everlasting Ole Miss experience
MAY 3, 2019 BY
When Daria Herasymova was a high school sophomore, she left Dripro, Ukraine, as a foreign-exchange student to spend her junior year 5,575 miles away at Oxford High School.
She had been selected as a finalist for the Future Leaders Exchange Program administered by the U.S. Department of State, but little did she know this would lead her to find her “second family” and college.
Click to read Herasymova’s story, which is part of the “Journey to Commencement” series that highlights University of Mississippi students and their academic and personal journeys from college student to graduate.