The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club recently announced its scholarship recipients for this year. Most of the scholarships are renewable for up to four years if the student remains in good standing, making them a value up to $12,500.
The scholarship recipients were recognized at recent club meetings.
William Garrett graduated from Restoration Academy. He was a member of the National Junior Honor Society and the Junction Team (Math Award). He was named the “Over the Mountain Academic Player of the Week” and was on the Honor Roll. He has been involved with Habitat for Humanity and Boys and Girls Clubs, helped out at a women’s center and helped with cleaning Turkey Creek. Garrett plans to study accounting.
Anabeth Friday was captain of the color guard at Hewitt-Trussville High School, secretary of the Student Council Association, a member of the leadership team and was named to Who’s Who, the National Honors Society and the Spanish Honors Society. She was involved with the service team at Faith Community Fellowship, T.E.A.M. (Trussville Ecumenical Assistive Ministry), Special Olympics, and Jessie’s Place. Friday will attend the University of Alabama this fall to study Communications and Broadcast Journalism.
Abby Osborne was named ABC 33/40 and America’s First Credit Union’s “First Class Student,” was voted “Best All Around” in her class, was published in Literary Magazine 2013 and received the sophomore history student award and freshman Principal’s Choice Award. She is an active youth member at First United Methodist Church and was named a church council youth representative for 2013-2014. A Hewitt-Trussville graduate, Osborne will attend Auburn University in the fall.
Jessica Lyster was inducted into the National Honor Society and was nominated to represent her school at Girls’ State. She volunteered with the Trussville Girls’ Softball Association, at Jessie’s Place, delivered pumpkins to and sang carols at Golden Living Center, and helped with tornado cleanup. Also a Hewitt-Trussville graduate, Lyster will attend Mississippi State University in the fall to study to become an athletic trainer.
The Rotary Club of Trussville Daybreak meets for breakfast on Wednesday mornings at 7 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn at 3230 Edwards Lake Parkway. For more information on the Rotary Club of Trussville Daybreak or to help with one of our projects, please visit www.trussvillerotaryclub.org or email Diane Poole at firstname.lastname@example.org.