LEWISTON, MAINE – Weliton Filho of Framingham, participated in the Bates College Junior Semester Abroad program.
Filho, a 2016 graduate of Beaver Country Day School, studied in Australia through University of Melbourne.
Filho is the child of Mr. and Ms. Weliton A. Sousa of Framingham.
He is majoring in economics at Bates.
Sixty percent of Bates students elect to study abroad through the college’s Center for Global Education. Bates’ nationally recognized international education program offers access to academically rigorous and culturally enriching programs in more than 60 countries.
Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community.