2020 Rotary Awards – Honorees & Scholarship Recipients!

This year’s ROTARY BANQUET, honoring the top academic SENIORS from WHS and 8TH GRADERS from WMS, took place recently (virtually). and we’re proud on their behalf, to let you know the names of this year’s honorees and also share the video of their “virtual banquet” for 2020, the year of COVID-19.

First, congrats to these mighty fine Crusaders and soon to be Crusaders!

Top Seniors
Gracie Rausch
Darian Troutman
Tayshaun Washington
Austin Harriger
John Long
Quinn McCue
Maggie McMinn
Tyler Brown
Austin Fink
Karsten Gill
Brody Groom
Mason Lough
Caleb Starnes
Rowan Catlett

Top 8th Grade
Katelyn Haines
Caleb Nefzger
Gavin Witham
Lyric Cornejo
River Douglas
Deighlynn Lea
Camryn Bannister
Carley Hamilton
Cadence Bird
Scarlet Johnson
Hunter Worley
Derrick Duryee
Kendall Janzen
Anika Fairbanks
Ashton Bain
Anna McMinn
Jessica Montes
William Weber
Emma Gooch
Aubrey Hunt

An awesome group of Wellington Youth – our leaders over the horizon. The 2020 Carolyn Heasty $1,000.00 Scholarship went to Senior Austin Fink and the 2020 Robert Cobean $1,000.00 Scholarship went to Senior Mason Lough. Wonderful awardees, wonderful overall honorees. A wonderful organization. CONGRATS TO ALL!!!

Scholarship Video – https://youtu.be/kaSKTnfF3AM

Steve Sturgis

Author: Steve Sturgis

Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at shs74@wellington.cc or on Facebook or at any Crusader event year-round.