An international student at a Suffolk school spent years preparing a summer trip. Theo Zhang of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy brought juniors Kiran Woods, Miles Birdsong, Seth Townsend, Will Wren and Anne Thomas Brinkley this summer to his home city Xishuangbanna, located in the Yunnan province of southern China. Parent and teacher chaperones and a documentary crew joined them. Zhang said he partnered with a Chinese company to help fund the trip in exchange for advertising on team T-shirts. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.