Deputy Public Affairs Officer Izaak Martin visited the High School for Health Care and Bio-technical School Rakičan in Murska Sobota to discuss his hometown of Seattle, including its history, attractions, business and natural surroundings. He also described his work activities in the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Section and answered students’ questions. At the Bio-technical school he also talked about agriculture and diversity of food in America.
The health care students asked many questions, mostly about current events and politics, health care, costs of study and scholarships, differences between the Slovenes and Americans, and more. The Bio-technical school students were most interested in agricultural subsidies, small farms, and bio food in the U.S.