The Shawnee-Nikaho Sister Cities student and teacher applications are available now for seventh-graders and teachers in Shawnee.

The Shawnee-Nikaho Sister Cities student and teacher applications are available now for seventh-graders and teachers in Shawnee. Applications are available in the school office to be completed and returned by Jan. 25. Those selected will travel to Nikaho, Japan. in late July to early August to represent Shawnee as the 2019 student/teacher ambassadors — and later host the Nikaho ambassadors in October.

There will be two opportunities to learn more about Shawnee Sister Cities program and the 2019 student and professional staff application process at two informational Q & A sessions this week in the library at Shawnee Middle School, 4300 N. Union.

• Thursday, Jan. 17: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

• Saturday, Jan. 19: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

The same information will be presented at both presentations, and it is not mandatory to attend either session if applying.

Go to the front entrance at SMS to enter the building.