Rotary Club of Tigard awards $16,000 in scholarships
The Rotary Club of Tigard hosted its annual Scholastic Achievement Banquet honoring Tigard High School students on May 6 at the Wilsonville Holiday Inn.
Emceed by Broadway Rose's Dan Murphy, the guest speaker was Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read.
The Rotary Club of Tigard awarded $16,000 in scholarships ($2,000 each) to the following students: Alejandro Benitez, Giselle Benitez Martinez, Carla Gonzalez-Pineda, Laura Gonzalez-Pineda, Skylar Jakoby Holloway, Sandra Perez, Trevor James Robosky and Sara Anne Rumbaugh.
In addition, the Rotary also recognized students who were nominated by their teachers for significant academic or leadership accomplishments.
Since 1964 The Tigard Rotary Club has offered many opportunities for its members to provide "service above self" on such local projects as delivering holiday food boxes, providing warm coats for local children in need, and supporting international efforts to promote world peace and eradicate polio.