2014 Scholarship Winners
The Rotary Club of Mystic awarded seven $1600 scholarships to
Stonington and Groton area seniors at its club luncheon meeting on
Monday, June 2, 2014 at the Mystic Hilton.
Receiving scholarships were: Juilianna Brown, The Williams School
(attending Brown University); Olivia Backhaus, Fishers Island School
(attending Sewanee: The University of the South); Sarah Dinovelli, R E
Fitch (attending Princeton University); Emily Green, Stonington High
(attending The George Washington University); Annie Knizeski,
Stonington High (attending University of Saint Joseph); Marion
Philippe, The Williams School (attending University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor) and Megan Roberts, Stonington High (attending Northeastern
The recipients were selected based on their commitment to “Service
Above Self “ in the community and in their school – the motto of Rotary
International. The club reports receiving the highest number of
applicants ever and this group of recipients as being involved in a
wide array of international, community and school service projects.
Shown in the photo (from left to right) are Megan Roberts, Annie
Knizeski, Olivia Backhaus and Emily Green who received their awards at
the Mystic Rotary meeting. Marion Philippe had to leave the meeting
before the photos were taken, and Sarah Dinovelli and Julianna Brown
were unable to attend.
See our "Photo Album" page for more photos.
Rotary Theme 2012 -2013: Peace Through Service
Ron Burton - President, Rotary International
Richard Bassett - District Governor, District 7980
Laureen Morley- President, Mystic Rotary Club
John Merkel - President-Elect, Mystic Rotary Club