Alexander Scher (Boy)
Parent / guardian: Magdalene Dolan Scher
Parent / guardian: Gary Michael Scher
542 High Street
Denver, CO 80218
Mobile phone: 303-868-1925
Home phone: 1-970-472-1948
High school: East High School
Graduates in: 2019
Birthday (yyyy/mm/dd): 2000/12/02
Allergies or medical concerns:
Allergic to peanuts.
Hobbies and special interests:
neuroscience, aim-demanding video games, philosophy
School and community activities:
I do landscaping in Denver over the summer. Member of Clear Politics Club,
Angels for AP Excellence.
I have an A in Calculus III as a high school junior.
I started a YouTube channel and grew it to 10k subscribers.
- Japanese language ability:
- Conversation: Intermediate
- Reading: Intermediate
- Writing: Intermediate
- Previous travel experience:
- I traveled to Pittsburgh at the end of the summer of 2017 to wish my brother
farewell at the beginning of his freshman year at Carnegie Mellon University.
It was only a 3 day trip but it was nice to be in a city rich with culture and
What I like about Japan / Japanese culture:
I find Japan a fascinating real world model for a high functioning society
that maintains a strong sense of unity. I also really like the collectivist
ideology portrayed in Japanese films.
What I hope to get from this adventure:
I want to strengthen my ability to speak Japanese and understand Japanese
culture as well as get the experience of being immersed in an interesting
foreign environment. (I also really want to try authentic Japanese food.)