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Albion Rotary awards scholarships

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 30 May 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – Pictured, from left: Rotarian Chris Haines, Alessaundra Rivera, Christopher Reed, Brooke Bensley and Rotarian Bonnie Malakie.

The Albion Rotary Club awarded $2,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors this year. The scholarship winners attended today’s Rotary Club meeting at The Village Inn.

Brooke Bensley won the Dick Eddy “Service Above Self” Scholarship, a $1,250 award that is given to a student committed to community service and leadership, and who displays high potential for future accomplishment. Brooke will major in business this fall at St. Bonaventure University.

Christopher Reed won the $500 Edward Archbald Memorial Scholarship, given to a senior who shares Archbald’s love of sports, recreational activities, community service and work experience. Christopher plans to major in engineering and science at Monroe Community College.

Alessaundra Rivera was awarded the $250 Rotary Career Advancement Prize for a senior committed to community service, school activities and work experience. Alessaundra plays to study business administration at MCC.