North Arm Cove’s Isabella Francis-Nieswandt successful for student exchange FEATURED Karuah, North Arm Cove by NOTA - December 30, 2015 Isabella Francis-Nieswandt from North Arm Cove will swap an Aussie summer for the charms of Italy when she takes part in a cultural exchange program early next year. The Medowie Christian School student has undergone a thorough selection process as part of the Southern Cross Cultural Exchange Programme. Paterson MP Bob Baldwin presented Isabella with an Australian flag this week, honouring her selection as young ambassadors of Australia. Bob Baldwin with Isabella Francis-Nieswandt. She will leave for Italy on 20 January 2016 to stay with a host family and attend a local school for five months.