On May 1, 2017 (Davenport, IA) -The Rotary Club of Davenport awarded $58,500 in college scholarships; one $16,000 scholarship, four $10,000 scholarships and one $2,500 scholarship to six Davenport High School Students.  Students from Davenport Assumption, Central, North, West and Mid-City High Schools were eligible to apply.  Scholarships were presented to the recipients, along with their families, during the noon luncheon at The Outing Club.
“We received a talented pool of applicants for this year’s scholarship committee to review.  24 applicants from North, West, Central, Assumption, and Mid-City High Schools were interviewed. The following scholarship receipts were selected. (Special note the scholarship recipients found out their scholarship amount at the luncheon) The students selected represents the next generation of leaders and professionals.  As a Rotary club, it is extremely rewarding and truly an honor to support these students as they pursue their education and embark on various academic and career endeavors,” says Gary Loss, Rotary Club of Davenport President 2016-17.
Scholarship Recipients:
Lauren (Mickey) Sloat-Central High School-$16,000 Scholarship Awarded
Lexi Coiner-West High School--$10,000 Scholarship Awarded
Jalen Crawford-Mid-City High School--$2,500 Scholarship Awarded
Mackenzie Curran-North High School--$10,000 Scholarship Awarded
Anthony Smith-Central High School--$10,000 Scholarship Awarded
Caitlin Steimle-Assumption High School--$10,000 Scholarship Awarded
Congratulations to all the scholarship recipients.  The Rotary Club of Davenport wishes them only the best as they go forward in their educational journey.
The Rotary Club of Davenport Scholarship Program is one of the largest in the Quad Cities metro area providing over $58,500 annually.  Since its inception as the Rotary Memorial College Loan and Scholarship Fund in 1922, the Fund has awarded scholarships totaling over $1 million to seniors graduating from Davenport high schools. 
Link for the Scholarship Award Recipients’ Videos: