The Westport Rotary and Westport Sunrise Rotary clubs are looking for a local family to host a 16-year-old male student from Thailand.

The teen, who is attending Staples High School as a junior this academic year, needs local accommodations from mid-December to next March, according to the clubs’ announcement.

For the International Youth Exchange, Rotary clubs around the world select students, facilitate orientation programs for both the students and their parents, assist with travel arrangements, choose host families and provide guidance for the student during the exchange.

A family wishing to host the student in Westport should contact Fides Østbye, coordinator of the Westport Rotary Club’s International Youth Exchange progam, at 203-858-6694 or