On November 20, 2013 the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo recognized the student of the month for November 2013. Shannon McAlister, Principal at Irmo Elementary School, presented Hannah Rivers to the club as the November student of the month. Hannah was described as student whose smile and helpful attitude uplifts everyone around her. She is one of the anchors for the school news program and enjoys dance and participating in projects to assist patients in the hospital. The Rotary club was proud to present Hannah with an award for “service above self” the motto for Rotarians and a gift certificate from the Sonic Irmo/Ballentine location. Sonic graciously rewards students making great choices in our community. Her parents, Hope and Thomas Rivers as well as her younger sister, attended the presentation.