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West Shore Career-Technical District Outstanding Student Award recipients were honored by the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River at its noon luncheon on March 4 at the Don Umerley Civic Center.

The 16 students, top performers in their Career-Technical programs, were chosen for their exemplary accomplishments in the classroom, school activities, clubs, athletics and service in the community. Each student exemplifies traits of leadership, dedication, responsibility, caring, community involvement, and initiative.

Mary Fancher, choral music teacher at Rocky River Middle School, has been awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship from the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River in recognition her leadership as advisor of the Be-the-Change Interact Club at the school.

Doug Cooper, Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River president, introduces
Mary Fancher as the club’s 2017-18 Paul Harris Fellow award recipient.

Families in Lakewood were the beneficiaries of over 70 gifts donated by members of the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River at the club’s annual Wassail Bowl Christmas Party on December 10.

The gifts were delivered to The Christmas Store in Lakewood. Completely run through donations, the store partners with Human Services in Lakewood and the Lakewood City Schools to receive referrals.

The Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River continued its distribution of dictionaries to all third graders in Lakewood and Rocky River this fall, a project that the club began in 2005. A total of 606 dictionaries were distributed to students at 11 different school buildings.










Left: Rocky River Kensington students receive dictionaries from Lakewood and Rocky River Rotary Club members Jay Rounds and Michael Shoaf. Right: Lakewood Catholic Academy students receive their dictionaries from past president Lynn Donaldson.

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