Rotary Club awards scholarships to local graduates
The Rotary Club of Bedford awarded three scholarships this year to graduating seniors.
The Rotary Service Award Scholarship of $2,500 was given to Elias Ashooh of Bedford High School who will be attending Providence College.
Caleb Alexander of Bedford High School was awarded a music scholarship of $1,000 and will be attending University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music.
Michael Trough of Manchester West High School was awarded a music scholarship of $1,000 and will be attending Plymouth State University.
In addition, the Rotary donated to the following organizations this year: Challenger Sports, Bedford Public Library Summer Reading Program, NH Food Bank, Camp Allen – donation for repairs and the Campership Fund, Bedford Educational Foundation Grant to fund a teacher for AP Government Course training, Friends of Bedford Cemeteries, The Derryfield School Breakthrough Manchester Program, Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Inc., Knights of Columbus for the Veterans Home in Tilton, Bedford High School Leadership class projects including Parker Varney School, Food for Children and Liberty House, Nashua Rotary Club Mexico Pediatric Neurology Project, St. Anselm College Bedford Rotary Scholarship Fund and the Rotary International Foundation.
This year, the Rotary is proud to be a sponsor of a new Interact Club at Bedford High School. The organization also raises money for the Salvation Army by ringing the bell during the holidays.
The Rotary Club of Bedford meets every Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. at the Manchester Country Club. Visit their website for details: www.clubrunner.ca\bedford. The Rotary’s motto is "Service Above Self."