Students, teacher honored at Rotary Club event

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It was a big day at the Rotary Club of Lexington, where some exceptional students were honored on Thursday.

This year’s Rotary Scholar is Paul Laurence Dunbar High School senior Joanna Slusarewicz.  She was awarded a $10,000 dollar scholarship and is headed to Yale.

The “Jack T. Bryden Great Teacher Award”  went to Lafayette High School’s Whitney Walker.

The Rotary Club has given scholarships to more than 900 students in its 56-year history.

Awards are based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and community service.

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