The North Coast Rotary Club was awarded the Gold Presidential Citation for the July 2015 to June 2016 year. Rotary International recognizes rotary clubs each year who are strong and vibrant and achieving the goals of Rotary in community service and leadership. This is to the credit of Club Members who made it happen and under the leadership team of Linda Rakvic, Jinnyn Tata, Mary Crehore, John Crooks, Mark Musial, Frank Krempasky and Doug Maurer.
Three of our six Scholarship Winners joined our Rotary Club Meeting to describe their future plans.
Hailey Acosta, winning the Jane Kuzman Memorial Scholarship at Avon High School will attend Otterbein College and major in nursing. Pierce Morgan, an Interact Scholarship winner from Brookside will attend Kent State University, majoring in fashion merchandising. Tyler Simons, Scholarship Winner from Avon Lake High School will attend The Ohio State University, majoring in engineering and French.
Not pictured are the other three scholarship winners, Hannah Floyd and Chloe Hardman from BrooksideHigh School and Treasure Jenkins from Avon High School.
Annually North Coast Rotary Club sponsors students to attend a workshop at Defiance College. Seven students attended this year, getting a taste of college life, learning about Turkey and developing and presenting their reports. Four of the students shared their experiences with the Rotary Club.
Jenna and Inna from Brookside and Lauren and Andrew from Avon all said they enjoyed World Community Workshop and were pleasantly surprised at how much fun they had.