Atascadero Rotary donates $27,000 in scholarships
Fourteen high school seniors receive college scholarships
At their weekly meeting on Aug. 6, the Rotary Club of Atascadero recognized the 14 graduating Atascadero High School seniors who were the recipients of $27,000 in college scholarships this year. This year the Rotary Club of Atascadero donated the largest dollar amount of college scholarships to students in Atascadero.
Atascadero Rotary Scholarship winners for 2014 were:
“Each year our club’s members look forward to the distribution of funds to these ambitious and bright high school graduates on their way to further their education” said John Hollenbeck, this year’s club president. “Great appreciation goes out to club member Mark Jensen who has for many years been charged with reviewing applications and interviewing students, and each year he reports it is more challenging to narrow the field because our school produces such great students”, Hollenbeck said.
The Rotary Club of Atascadero was chartered February 8, 1950. The Club Foundation was formed in 1991 and over the past 10 years has contributed in excess of $100,000 in local high school scholarships.