Through the years, the guiding rules and mottoes of Rotary have offered a robust, frequent objective and course.
These rules function the muse for relationships and the motion it takes.
Rotary’s official mottoes, “Service Above Self” and “One Income Most Who Serves Finest,” hint again to the early days of the group.
In alignment with our guiding rules and beliefs, Columbia Midday Rotary Membership acknowledges college students every year who exhibit this similar serving spirit.
This 12 months, Columbia Midday Rotary acknowledged Ana Hudson from Zion Christian Academy, Allie Click on and Gretta Hammond from Central Excessive Faculty and Olivia Wolfe from Columbia Academy for his or her service to others.
Ana, is the daughter of Daniel and Ivonne Hudson. She is the president of the Work together Membership, scholar physique treasurer, vp of Finest Buddies and the captain of the volleyball, tennis and varsity cheerleading squads.
Stephen McCollum, steerage counselor at Zion, described Ana as an “energetic, compassionate younger girl who’s seeking to serve somebody every day. When most teenagers are glad to be served, Ana would be the first to volunteer to assist. Ana is bi-lingual and seeks to make use of that talent in service to others, together with native non-profits and church buildings. She organized a coin drive for Polio Plus elevating consciousness among the many scholar physique and $970.00. Earlier this 12 months, Ana deliberate an Work together service journey to Nashville Rescue Mission, the place 375 males had been served a dinner meal.”
McCollum continued, “The emphasis to Ana’s story isn’t just the act of service carried out, however the involvement of different college students, motivating them to serve together with her. Ana is adored by the underclassmen as nicely. She is a wonderful function mannequin. Younger women are watching her, studying to offer of themselves, creating a sample of service. Ana embodies Service Above Self – she income most who serves greatest. Thanks Ana on your sort coronary heart to serve, could others comply with your lead.”
Ana plans to attend Auburn College within the fall.
Allie is the daughter of Tony and Renee Click on. She is a four-year member of the Girl Lions volleyball crew, the place she served as crew captain her junior and senior 12 months, a four-year member of Work together, the place she has served as president of the DECA Membership and social media chair for Finest Buddies.
Allie has served in the neighborhood on the Rotary Pancake Breakfast, amuse’Um Youngsters’s museum throughout the Princess Events and Daddy/Daughter dances Trunk or Deal with at The King’s Daughters’ Faculty, Lionween at CHS and at occasions at Rippavilla Plantation. She has additionally danced for 16 years at Columbia Dance Academy the place she additionally serves the youthful college students as an teacher and motivator. “Allie’s volunteer hours in each faculty and group golf equipment reveals how she embodies Service Above Self,” mentioned the CHS Work together sponsor.
Allie plans to attend Western Kentucky College within the fall.
Gretta is the daughter of Jim and Lisa Hammond. She is a four-year member of the Work together Membership, the place she served as vice-president and president; a four-year member of the soccer crew and two-year member of the CHS tennis crew.
Gretta has given greater than 100 hours of service to highschool membership associated companies, greater than 90 hours volunteering at Maury Regional Well being and greater than 20 hours at The Bridge Church the place she serves on the media and communications crew. Regardless of a rigorous educational schedule, sports activities involvement and job, Gretta has all the time made time to offer again. “Gretta embodies Service Above Self due to all of the hours she has devoted to highschool and group all through her highschool years”, mentioned Laken Golden, Work together sponsor. Along with her service to others, Gretta stayed dedicated to teachers and was salutatorian of her class.
Gretta plans to attend the College of Tennessee-Knoxville within the fall.
Olivia is the daughter of Tony and Gina Wolfe. She is Finest Buddies president, Scholar Physique secretary, and is energetic in Particular Olympics, Metropolis of Youngsters and serves on the Heritage Youth Advisory Board.
Collette Estep, Steerage Counselor at Columbia Academy, mentioned, “We’re so pleased with Olivia. She has a real coronary heart for service coupled together with her compassionate, sort spirit.” Estep outlined Olivia’s service as “ arrange and clear at Maury County Junior Excessive Volleyball Event, Particular Olympics, Kings Daughter’s County Honest, and Better of Maury County Awards.” She additionally served the aged a Thanksgiving meal on the McDonalds Thanksgiving Day Service meal, and took part within the Angel Tree venture. Olivia was energetic in mission journeys to the Metropolis of Youngsters the place she purchased provides beforehand and took part in a skit. She can be energetic in Finest Buddies the place she attended the Finest Buddies Promenade, Honest, Olympics and she or he attended the Finest Buddies Management Convention. She participated in Particular Olympics bowling and arranged actions at The Bridge.
Olivia plans to attend Lipscomb College within the fall.
It’s our honor to congratulate these deserving college students for receiving the “Service Above Self” Award from Columbia Midday Rotary Membership.