VERO BEACH — Sunrise Rotary Vero Beach Club has given out nine scholarships this summer.
The club takes great pride in being able to help our local students in their education journey.
Those scholarships were awarded as follows:
Music $1,000 to Raegan O’Rourke from SRHS
George C. Schroeder “Service Above Self” to Anna Birnhoz from VBHS plus 3 previous winners (including Lonnie Ingram) reapplied and will be receiving $1,000 each for a total of $4,000 this year.
Governors’ Interact Club $1,000 to Simon Casas from SRHS
Take Stock in Children $1,000 towards the program at IRSC
Ron Slade Memorial Vocational $1,000 to Carmen Vasquez-Perez from VBHS
Ray Collins Memorial Vocational $1,000 to Riley West at VBHS
Paul Dritenbas Memorial Environmental $5,000 will be awarded in September to a student doing Lagoon research at FAU in Harbor Branch.
Plus the club has given laptops to six students at three different middle schools, Storm Grove, Gifford and Oslo Middle, for their accelerated reader program.
For more information about Sunrise Rotary Vero Beach visit a meeting any Wednesday at 6:45 a.m. at Riverhouse on Acacia Dr. www.sunriserotaryverobeach.org.