Tag Archives: Chester County

What is Sister County? – Qiaochu

In my previous blogs, I mentioned many times the concept of establishing a Sister County agreement between two places. However, I haven’t had a chance to talk about what   a Sister County relationship is, the representation behind it, and the effect. So, my blog this week will focus on “What is a Sister County” and some updates on Commissioner Terrence Farrell’s upcoming trip to China. Continue reading

Meeting the Congressman! -Qiaochu

My original plan for this week’s blog is to focus on the sister county initiative between Chester County and Yanqing District. However, since that part is mainly logistics and might appear to be boring, I decided to focus this week’s blog on my meeting with the congressman, Ryan Costello.  Continue reading

Bridges through- starts in 2017 – Qiaochu

I had the honor of meeting one of the Chester County commissioners through my guardian the year I visited Westtown. Because of this connection I was able to create an internship for myself. Since the very end of my sophomore year, I started my internship in Chester County’s commissioner’s office. Most recently, I wanted to help a district in Beijing  build connections with Chester County and possibly have some school exchange project. With this goal in mind, I visited Yanqing District in Beijing, China this summer.  Yanqing District is located in the north-western part of Beijing. My primary goal visiting Yanqing was to follow-up on what was being discussed in May, 2017. Continue reading