Littleton Rotary Club President-elect David Wood (on left) and
club member Kim Shillieto (far right) presented Rotary scholarships at the Profile
School graduation to the five Profile graduating seniors shown with them (left
to right): Tyler Best, Megan Brown, Molly Brian, Paige Roberts and Kirsta
are very pleased that we were this year able to provide more support for local
students going off to college in these challenging financial times," said
the Fund's scholarship committee chair Chad Stearns. "This would not have been possible
without the generous donations that local businesses, other organizations and
individuals made to our recent annual auction and to our scholarship
scholarships went to graduating seniors at Littleton High School, Lisbon
Regional School, Profile School, and White Mountain Regional High School. In reviewing scholarship applications, the
club's scholarship committee considers both academic performance and financial
Charitable Fund also plans to provide $7,000 in educational assistance
scholarships this year to other local residents pursuing education and training
to improve employment opportunities.
Persons living in the local area who might be interested in applying for
such a scholarship are encouraged to contact the Fund at PO Box 785, Littleton
are working people in our local communities who have the interest and abilities
to improve their employment circumstances if they could afford the necessary
education and training," said scholarship committee member Chris Knapp. "We are pleased to be able to help such
individuals along with the high school graduates we support."
half a century, Littleton Rotary has provided financial aid totaling more than
$400,000 to local students attending college and in other educational
programs. In addition to
donating items to the club’s annual spring auction, businesses and individuals also
support Rotary’s scholarship program by making tax-deductible cash donations to
the club for this purpose. Those interested in doing so should make their
checks payable to “Littleton Rotary Club Charitable Fund, Inc.” and mail to
Littleton Rotary, PO Box 785, Littleton NH 03561.
Littleton Rotary Club is currently made up of 53 members from the local area
and is a part of Rotary International.
The club meets weekly and conducts a wide range of local and
international programs and activities in furtherance of Rotary’s goals. Persons wanting more information about the
club and possible membership should contact a club member or go to the club’s
The above news story was reported In the Caledonian Record, the Bridge Weekly Sho-Case & The White Mountain Shopper.