Houghton Rotary Scholarship

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“I am so grateful to wake up each morning with the opportunity to work towards a career I have always dreamed of. I am continuously thankful for all of the help I have gotten along the way, from many incredible people and the support of my hometown organizations including the Houghton Rotary!”

– Wynter Bethel, 2014 Rotary Scholarship Recipient


“Whatever Rotary may mean to us, to the world it will be known by the results it achieves.”

—Rotary International Founder Paul P. Harris

The Houghton Rotary Club has established two scholarships to provide post-secondary financial support and encouragement for students who graduate from Houghton High School. These scholarships are directed to individuals who possess and have demonstrated the aptitude, motivation, and resolve necessary to successfully continue education or training beyond high school. The selection process focuses on applicants’ reasons for pursuing further education and their understanding of and commitment to community service. HHS seniors interested in applying can ask for more information in the guidance counselor’s office.


2016 Houghton Rotary Scholarship Recipients Jordan Mewbourn (left) and Haille Anderson (right).

Two scholarships are currently being awarded directly by Houghton Rotary. Houghton Rotary’s goal is to grow the endowment to make the current scholarships sustainable and to ultimately increase the number of scholarships that can be awarded each year.

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2014 Houghton Rotary Scholarship Recipients Wynter Bethel (left) and Vladi Kotov (right). Wynter is studying Music Business with a double minor in Music and Audio Engineering at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Vladi is currently studying Industrial Design at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

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