• Age: 19 years old
• Arrival: July 2nd 2019
• Length of placement: 10 month
• Child care experience: 1310 hours of childcare experience coaching gymnastics and caring for a little boy since he was 1 year old
• Driver’s license since: August 2017, drives 1-2 times per week
• Hobbies: Enjoys being active, including jogging and cheerleading
• Other: Wants to study to be a teacher when she returns to Germany
• Reference says: “Merle is a great applicant. She has a very positive and happy personality. She is friendly, open and very communicative. She likes being around other people. But she is also very thoughtful, reliable and responsible. Merle got the chance to gain different childcare experiences. She likes being around children and caring for them. I got the impression that she is able to adapt to different children easily.”