Freeport Rotary Club Seeking Scholarship Applicants

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — The Freeport Noon Rotary Club is once again seeking applicants for the annual Noon Rotary Club College Scholarships.

The Rotary Club will award three high school and community college students $1,000 college scholarships. To qualify, the student must attend either Freeport High School or Aquin Catholic High School, have earned a 3.75 or above cumulative grade point average over the past seven semesters, and complete the application including essay. Highland Community College students who have earned a 3.75 or above cumulative grade point average over the past two semesters are also eligible.

The awardees will be selected by the Rotary Scholarship Committee based on their application, essay, and letters of reference. Application deadline is April 17, 2021. To receive an application, students should email Dr. Brendan Dutmer at Brendan.Dutmer@highland.edu.

Freeport Rotary Club was established in 1919 to provide service to others and promote integrity through fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. The Club participates in local services projects targeting youth literacy, scholarly recognition, student international exchange, and purchasing shoes for disadvantaged youth. Meetings are held at noon on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, currently on Zoom. For more information, contact Tonya Thayer at 815-599-7213.