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Rotary Awards Youth

Aug 28, 2017 09:23AM ● By Elena Hutslar

Makenzie Wernholm, Alyssa Gaigalas, Byran Hernandez, and Natalie Ferrero. Olivia Hunter-McElroy was unable to attend. Photo by

Rotary Awards Youth

Rotary Club Presents Scholarships to Five Students


At their August 17th lunch meeting, the Pleasant Hill Rotary Club honored their 2017 scholarship winners. The winners and their families were invited to have lunch, meet the members, and talk about their plans and goals.


Alyssa Gaigalas won the Rotary General Senior Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement and leadership.


Olivia Hunter-McElroy won the Will Fulton Interact Memorial Scholarship, given to an outstanding student in honor of the first president of Interact Club.


Makenzie Wernholm was awarded the Jim Nunes Performing Arts Scholarship for a student pursuing studies in performing arts.


Byran Hernandez, Valley View Middle School, and Natalie Ferrero, Pleasant Hill Middle School, were nominated by their principals to receive the Joseph A. Ovick Scholarship for outstanding 8th graders going into high school.



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