Kentland Rotary Club Program

Kentland Rotary Club Scholarship Chairperson, Roberta Dewing, had the program on Monday, July 21 at noon at the Kentland Community Center with two of the four Kentland Rotary Club South Newton Scholarship Recipients.  The two recipients that were able to attend the program were the $2,000 Ross Memorial Scholarship recipient, Kyra Barrett and the $1,000 Rotary Vocational Recipient, Kayla Cirak.  Both young women talked to the Rotarians about what colleges were they were planning to attend and what course of study they will be undertaking in the fall. Ms .Barrett will be attending Ball State University to study Hospitality & Event Planning.  Ms. Cirak will be attending Valparaiso University to study nursing.  The other two Rotary Scholarship recipients, Zach Willhite & Trevor Lowe were unable to attend due to prior commitments.  Rotarian Roberta Dewing  mentioned that the Kentland Rotary Club started out with one Rotary Scholarship at $750 back in 1994 and then after the Rotary Club began their Truck Raffle the club was able to increase the amount and number of scholarships given each year.