Posted by John Cote
The Rotary Club of Flushing has awarded its 2018 Annual Scholarships to four graduating seniors from Flushing High School.   Scholarship recipients were selected primarily based upon their involvement in community service, one of the foundations of the service organization Rotary International, with a motto of "Service above Self."   Recipients were required to submit written applications as well as undergo selection interviews by the Rotary Club Scholarship Committee.   The selected recipients for 2018, listed below, all demonstrated a strong commitment to community service and volunteerism, engaging in their community through various service and volunteer events and projects, as well as strong academic records while in high school.   
2018 Rotary Club of Flushing Scholarship recipients are:
Alexander Bowden (left) received the Rotary At Large Scholarship. He graduated with high honors. He was a member of National Honor Society, My Alpha Theta honorary Math society, and Science National Honor Society. He will be attending Kalamazoo College where he will play baseball. He eventually plans to attend Dental School. He is the son of Scott and Lori Bowden

Noah Adams is next to Alexander. He graduated with high honors. He was a member of National Honor Society. He received the Gerald and Josie Knight Memorial Scholarship. He will be attending Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois and plans to become a pastor. He is the son of Nate and Becky Adams.

Emily Hall is next. She graduate with high honors. She was a member of National Honor Society. She received the Richard and Kathy Merrill Scholarship. She will be attending Mott Community College for the first two years and will transfer to a four year college following Mott. She is the daughter of Mark and Carolyn Hall.

Marie Pouillon is on the far right. She received the Rotary Club At Large Scholarship. Marie graduated with honors. She was a member of Rotary Interact Club. She will be attending Saginaw Valley State University. She is the daughter of Jason and Katharine Pouillon. 
The Rotary Club of Flushing congratulates this year's Rotary Scholarship recipients on their academic achievements and their commitment to their communities through service and volunteerism.   We are confident that these scholarship recipients will exemplify the tenets of Rotary as they go forward to college and their careers.