Optimist Club of St. Charles Awards Scholarships
The Optimist Club of St. Charles awarded $1000 scholarships to four high school seniors at the Annual Awards Ceremony on July 28, 2020. The awardees and their parents were guests at the regular Optimist Club noon meeting. This year’s awardees are: Molly Breneman – St Charles West, Claire Jordon – Lutheran High, Lily McEwen-St. Charles High, Madeline Merrill-Orchard Farm High, Claire Weber- Duchesne High. Molly Brenenman was unable to attend the award ceremony.
Event chairman, Mike Ebert, introduced each student, shared their high school and community accomplishments, their plans for college and intended field of study.
“Friend of Youth” is our organization’s motto and it was an honor for our members to be “friends” with these outstanding young people. Club president, Steve Harker, expressed his confidence in the youth of St. Charles and the academic preparation they received from the educational programs offered by the St. Charles School District, the Orchard Farm District, Duchesne High School and Lutheran High School-St. Charles. The St. Charles Community can be proud of the efforts of the local schools to prepare their students for the future.