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Rotary Honors Four as Students of the Month

The Rotary Club of Everett on January 17, 2023 honored four local high school students as Rotary Students of the Month.
Each month during the school year the club recognizes outstanding high school students in the city of Everett for their accomplishments and their promise.
Two students from Cascade High School were honored this month, including one for December delayed last month due to Covid issues.
Cascade High School Student of the Month for December is Timothy Shim. Tim has been playing varsity tennis for two years and worked hard to become an integral part of the varsity team. This year Tim serves as ASB vice president and managed the Cascade food drive. Under his leadership, the drive brought in 40,000 food items, $15,000 and 1,300 gifts for kids. Tim also volunteers outside school as a pre-school teacher for church. Tim’s favorite class in high school has been AP Physics. He enjoys the challenge and approaches all his classes with this same enthusiasm.  
Cascade Student of the Month for January is Evan Macnow. Evan has challenged himself with a variety of honors and AP level classes and achieved strong AP test scores. He enjoys many interests, from playing guitar to assembling model crafts to 3D printing. Evan has been heavily involved in Cascade High School’s German Club and Tabletop Club. Outside school, Evan has worked as a crew member at Five Guys and most recently, as a partner at Starbucks. He has volunteered with the Mill Creek Foodbank and helped Paws with Cause by stocking animal adoption displays.
Student of the Month from Sequoia High is Stella Easton. Stella is a confident leader who passes all classes each term and has a positive presence amongst her peers. She plans to attend Everett Community College next fall and study business. A teacher said, "Stella is an amazing student and caring friend to her peers! She is determined and focused. She has passed every single class she’s ever taken here. I loved having her in my advisory – always cheerful, caring and hard working. She is responsible and reliable, and above of all, successful. Just like her name, Stella is a Star!"
'Twas a memorable meeting today for the Rotary Club of Everett, with Rotary District 5050 Governor Raj Rajagopal addressing our group about Rotary's focus on the environment, peace and reconciliation, and the ongoing global battle against polio. He discussed Rotary's focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and spoke of Rotary's need to attract new and younger members by adjusting to their differing needs and motivations. He also presented a certificate honoring our Everett club for being one of six clubs (out of 1,000 clubs in Rotary Zone 28) that has given more than $1 million to the Rotary Foundation. In addition, scholarship manager Anna Marie Laurence and club treasurer Rich Toyer were honored for their hard work on behalf of Rotary. Everett Silvertips coach Dennis Williams was also recognized, and District 5050's Rotary Foundation Director, Jack Rae, spoke about the importance of the foundation.
Pictured above is District Governor Raj and our President Tammy Dunn.
Each week Rotarians have the opportunity to learn more about the goings on in the local, national, or international community.  You are welcome to come and join us for one of our meetings and get to know more about a group of lively folks who are dedicated to the concept of “Service Above Self”.

Rotary Boosts 58 Everett Students with $281,500 in Scholarships

Some 58 Everett students will gain a college head start this week as the Rotary Club of Everett presents scholarships funded by club members and donors worth an unprecedented $281,500.
The total includes a new scholarship for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) studies, funded by Fluke Corporation, and another in general studies funded by Leavitt Group Northwest.
Scholarship winners will be recognized in an in-person celebration at 6:30 p.m. May 17 at the Everett Civic Auditorium. Their individual grants range from $500 to $25,000.
“Members of the Everett Rotary Club and our community partners believe that education powers progress,” said Greg Lineberry, Rotary president.  “In a world faced with so many challenges and uncertainties, our club was humbled by the achievements and aspirations of our award recipients, and we are happy to support them as they advance their knowledge and skills.”
Rotarians in Everett work closely with school counselors to identify scholarship prospects. Those nominees are then interviewed by Rotary members, who make the final selection. In total, the club has awarded more than $5 million in scholarships.
“What the Everett Rotary does every year for our students is incredible,” said superintendent Ian Saltzman of the Everett School District. “These 58 students have worked hard throughout high school and are ready for their next educational opportunities. Having some financial assistance always makes the path a bit easier! My heartfelt gratitude to the Rotary for all their support.”
Supporting youth is a major focus for the Rotary Club of Everett. Club members share their business experiences with students participating in the school district’s AVID (Achievement Via Individual Determination) program. The club also participates in student exchange programs by sending local students overseas and hosting students from other countries.
About the Rotary Club of Everett
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide to provide humanitarian service and build goodwill and peace. Chartered in 1917, the Rotary Club of Everett is one of three Rotary clubs in Everett and a total of more than 35,000 Rotary clubs in 182 countries.
In 2020 the Rotary Club of Everett provided $214,000 in scholarships to students from the Everett area. The club also supports college-bound students in the Everett School District’s AVID program. Club members represent a broad spectrum of business, governmental, charitable and public service occupations and support service projects in the Everett community and around the world. The club meets in person and  an online Zoom session at 12:00 noon every Tuesday. 
One of our members,  Dr. Bill Finley, recently presented this excellent overview of the current situation with the virus known as COVID-19.  We re-present it here for your viewing,
Please continue to stay safe out there.
Local Impact
The Local Impact Committee is always looking for local opportunities to support.  Below are links to information about this program.
February 2023
Officers and Chairs
President Elect
Vice President
Past President
Club Secretary
Membership Development Chairperson
Foundation Chairperson
Public Relations Chairperson
Next Generation Project Chairperson
Interact/Rotaract Chairperson
Education/Scholarships/SOM Co-Chair
Education/Scholarships/SOM Co-Chair
World Community Services Chairperson
Youth Exchange Chairperson
Wheelers Chair
Music Chair
Resolution Committee Chair
Club Administration Chairperson
Strategic Planning Chair
Executive Assistant
Roster Committee Chair
Environmental Committee Chairperson
Web Management Chairperson
Program Committee Chairperson
Local Impact Chairperson
"The Rotary Club of Everett is the pre-eminent professional service club, known for its core values, support of youth education, and for successfully identifying and addressing community and international issues."
Want to adopt a school?  Well, here is your chance.  We have a great project going in concert with our sister club in Dejabon and you can be a key part of it.  We have several projects underway, and are inviting the public to join in on this one.  Help improve literacy by providing books for those who don't have them, and providing special education for their teachers.  Don't want to tack on a whole school?  How about a classroom, or an individual student?   Learn more about this exciting Rotary project by clicking here.
Not all students just starting college are really ready for the experience.  What are some of the things that members of the community can do when interacting with the young people to help them be better prepared?  That was the subject of Dr Chris Geyer’s presentation to the Rotary Club of Everett recently.
Based on her 14 years of classroom teaching working with incoming college students, she shared her top five suggestions.  These were:
Foster Inquiry
Right Reasons
Five years of work and eight visits by Rotary Club of Everett members will soon yield crops for needy farmers in the Dajabón region of the Dominican Republic.
The harvest: grants totaling nearly $107,000 from the Rotary Foundation, Everett-area Rotary clubs, Rotary District 5050 and more to help low-income Dominicans build greenhouse gardens where they will raise vegetables to eat and sell.
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