Former Mayor of Seattle visited Nankai :

On March 23rd, 2012, while his one week visit in Chongqing, Mike McGinn, former Mayor of Seattle and his delegation visited Nankai.

Mr. Tian Xiangping, principal of Chongqing Nankai Secondary School informed Mr. McGinn that since Chongqing Nankai Secondary established a sister school relationship with Chief Sealth International High School in 2002, teachers and students has been taking part in exchanges and visits every year. Up until now, over 100 students and 10 teachers have participated in this program. Then Mike McGinn took a campus tour with Principal Tixan and learned about the history of Nankai. As a sport fan, he especially observed the PE class and played badminton with students. After watching the Woman¡¯s basketball match played by the school team, Mr. McGinn decided to took part in as well. He cooperated with girls closely and took the pitch accurately, winning a burst of applause.

At last, Mike McGinn expressed his hopes that more exchanges and cooperations could be conducted between Seattle and Chongqing. He said that as the mayor of Seattle, he would fully support the implementation of ¡°Sino-US Youth Exchange¡± program and advocate local charitable companies and organizations to get involved in this program.



 


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