Foreign Exchange Program


Delaney Smith

Delaney Smith

IFYE 2023 Representative Delaney Smith

Illinois to Thailand (Fall)

Current Status/Future Goals:

  • Attending Parkland College.
  • IL 4-H Camp Assistant Nurse/Counselor.
  • Wishes to intertwine the healthcare profession with her love of travel and desire to learn and understand new cultures

Previous International Experience:

  • States 4-H International 2019 – Finland, Denmark.
  • Host Family for Inbounds from South Korea and Spain.

Ag-Related Experience(s):

  • IL 4-H State Youth Leadership Team.
  • FFA Chapter Reporter.

Other Experience: 

  • 4-H, FFA, Soccer.


  • Agriculture – Agronomy, Horses, Poultry
  • Hiking, Photography, Sports

Click the video play button below to listen to U.S. Representative Delaney Smith as she shares her background, and what she hopes to learn in Thailand during her IFYE foreign exchange program adventure of a lifetime!

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