The Rotary Club of Lexington recently heard from Athletic Director and Head Football Coach David Bennett on his journey to River Bluff High School. He is pictured from left to right with RBHS Principal and Rotarian Luke Clamp, Rotary President Greg David, and Lexington District 1 School Board Member and Rotarian Brad Pitts.
Every year, the Rotary Club of Lexington returns thousands of dollars to the community in the form of scholarships for Lexington’s brightest high school students. After a competitive selection process that includes interviews with Rotarians, the students are honored at a Rotary breakfast.
This year’s recipients, from left to right, are Kelsey Raye Foster of Lexington High School, Holly Davis and Emily Rypkema of Lexington Technology Center, and Malcolm Ford of White Knoll High School. (Scholarship recipient Caroline Haggard of Lexington High School is not pictured.)
The Rotary Club of Lexington recently heard from South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Otis Rawl of Lexington. Rawl discussed the impact of the national financial crisis on small businesses in South Carolina. He is pictured, at right, with his wife and club member Melissa Rawl and Club President George Stoudemire, left.
The Lexington Rotary Club recently hosted Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, Jr., Adjutant General of South Carolina. General Livingston provided an update of the various military theaters in which members of the National Guard were serving. He is pictured, center, with club members Betty McWhirter, left, and Alex Morris, right.
The Rotary Club of Lexington also recently heard from Colonel Mike Dawson (r) of The River Alliance. The Alliance is responsible for managing and growing the rich three-river corridor in the Columbia Metro area. Colonel Dawson discussed a proposed Saluda River addition to the current presence of walking trails and river access points in the West Columbia-Cayce-Columbia area. Dawson is pictured with club member and speaker host Joe Morici (l).