Local briefs

Students seek host families

LINCOLN, Maine —  EF High School Exchange Year, headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., has issued a call for host families.

The program has hundreds of students who have asked to come to Maine to study for a year abroad. Students have their own spending money, supplies and health insurance. Host families provide room and board and three meals a day.

EF HSEY is a non-profit designated by the U.S. Department of State. Established in 1979, it is one of the largest and most experienced foreign exchange organizations nationwide.