Great Pizza Bake-Off Tonight!

Enjoy sampling pizza, voting for your favorites, and participating in a few raffles tonight from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Avon Lake High School commons. A big thanks to our participating pizzerias: Marcos Pizza (Avon), Domino’s Pizza (Avon Lake), Romeo’s Pizza (Avon Lake), Pizza Hut (Avon Lake) and our newest area pizzeria Old School. Expect some surprises with the traditional and specialty pizzas they offer! Raffle prizes include, jewelry, autographed football, autographed cap, Red Tail golf for four, and Main Event games package. Hope to see you there!

Scholarship Awardees Brookside High School

North Coast Rotary Foundation is pleased to award scholarships to three graduating Brookside High School seniors, who were the top-qualifiers among a number of applicants. 

Natalie Baughman is awarded the Service Above Self Scholarship and Jennie Phan is awarded the North Coast Rotary Interact Scholarship.  Connor Fields is awarded the North Coast Rotary Brookside STRIVE Scholarship.

Natalie and Jennie presented well-written essays describing their college plans, career goals, scholastic performance and volunteer service.  Jennie also highlighted her 4 years of successful participation in Rotary’s Youth Program, Interact.  

Connor was jointly selected by the STRIVE Coordinator and Brookside’s Guidance Office upon submission of his essay.  Connor is recognized for his increasing commitment to furthering his education and his active participation in the Brookside Rotary STRIVE Program. 

Congratulations to Natalie, Jennie, Connor and all 2020 high school graduates!

Avon Pizza Fundraiser success!

Rotarians Neechis

North Coast Rotary thanks the over 400 guests who joined us for the 3rd annual Great Pizza Bake-off at Avon High School on Thursday February 8th.   Another great event with exceptional pizza to sample, ice cream from Mitchell’s, and cookies from Sprenger.

The Bake-Off was followed by the well-attended Fusion Concert!

Bake-Off guests voted for their favorite pizzas in a variety of categories, and the winners were:

Thank you to all of our supportive Pizzerias, to Avon High School, especially the Evening’s Emcee Rob Woods, to Assistant Superintendent Ben Hodge, to Sprenger Health Care for providing the delicious dessert cookies, to Mitchell’s ice cream and to the North Coast Interact Club who served drinks and desserts, and helped youngsters with Putting-Out-Polio.

2016 Scholarship Awardees

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 Kent2016 Scholarship Awardees 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.

Scholarships for High School Seniors


For High School Seniors from Avon High School, Avon Lake High School and Brookside High School, the Rotary Club Foundation will fund a total of six scholarships; one for each high school and one for each program – Interact and Strive.

Scholarship applications are accepted beginning in March and decisions are made in May.  Each high school guidance office has the scholarship application forms.  Eligibility requirements include acceptance by and enrollment in a four-year college or university.