Rochester Rotary awards scholarships to seven Rochester Community School seniors from the class of 2014

Rochester Rotary

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Rochester, Mich. — May 29, 2014 – Rochester Rotary, a member club of Rotary International, a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, announces it awarded seven Rochester Community School seniors from the class of 2014 with Rotary scholarships.

The recipients of the Rotary Community Award scholarships were:
• Katherine O’Bezil, Rochester High School, a member of the RHS Interact Club who plans to attend Grand Valley State University in the fall
• Joseph Welsh, Stoney Creek High School, who plans to attend Michigan State University in the fall

The recipients of the Rotary Community Service scholarships were:
• Lauren Borowicz, Stoney Creek High School, who plans to attend Michigan Technological University in the fall
• Michael Murri, Rochester High School, who plans to attend Michigan State University in the fall

The recipient of the Rotary – Sally Case Memorial scholarship was:
• Tala Dakroub, Adams High School, president of the new Interact Club at Adams who she plans to attend Oakland University in the fall

The recipients of the Rotary – Paul Harris scholarships were:
• Scott DiFilippo, Rochester High School, who plans to attend Michigan State University in the fall
• So Jung Kim, Adams High School, a member of the AHS Interact Club who plans to attend the University of Michigan in the fall

The scholarships were presented to the students at the Community Scholarship Reception held on May 21 at Stoney Creek High School.

About Rochester Rotary
Celebrating 60 years as a club in 2014, Rochester Rotary is one of 34,000 member clubs of Rotary International, which has more than 1.2 million members and raises and disburses funds for charitable, educational and scientific purposes. Monies are raised through social events and service projects organized by the club, ‘fines’ collected at Rochester Rotary meetings and gifts offered to the club through members and supporters.

The club welcomes new members who live or work in Rochester, Rochester Hills or Oakland Township. For membership information, contact Jeff Whitbey at Jeff@whitbey.net. Rochester Rotary meets each Tuesday at noon at the River Crest Banquet Hall on Avon Road and Livernois in Rochester Hills. Learn more at http://www.rochesterrotaryclub.org/.

About Rotary International
Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe. The 1.2 million Rotarians who hail from Rotary clubs in nearly every country in the world share a dedication to the ideal of Service Above Self. Rotary clubs are open to people of all cultures and ethnicities and are not affiliated with any political or religious organizations. Learn more at http://www.rotary.org/en/Pages/ridefault.aspx.

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