Batavia Rotary Student of the Month recognized

Lauren Williamson was presented a Student of the Month Rotary Certificate, computer flash drive, and restaurant gift certificate. With Williamson are, from left, Rotary President David Pfaneuf, Batavia High School Guidance Counselor Felicia Grooms, and Batavia Rotary Student of the Month Chair Ed Nurre.
Lauren Williamson of Batavia High School has been honored as November Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club.

One high school student from Batavia is honored at the first Rotary meeting of each month during the school year. Students who are nominated for this award live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” Williamson has put forth tireless effort toward her school and community over the years, making her very deserving of this award.

“Lauren is currently ranked in the top five percent of her class,” said Felicia Grooms, Guidance Counselor at Batavia High School. “She has earned high honor roll since her freshman year.”

Williamson is secretary of the National Honor Society, participates in the school senior mentor group, is a scholar athlete, a member of the academic quiz team, and Rotary Interact Club. She is a member of the Batavia High School chamber choir as well as concert choir and has enjoyed many important roles in spring musicals.

Williamson was chosen has a member of the May Festival Youth Chorus, which is a prestigious honor that gave her the opportunity to sing at Music Hall and other venues throughout the region.

She is a member of the Freedom Memorial Baptist Church, where she sings in the choir, participates in youth group and helps with many community projects. She also regularly volunteers at the Clermont Senior Services Adult Care Center and is an active Girl Scout. In addition, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

The Batavia Rotary Club is comprised of a diverse group of community-minded members that are working together to address various community and international needs and to promote peace and understanding throughout the world. Club meetings are held every Tuesday at 7 a.m. at the Hawk Building on Taylor Road, Clermont County Airport. Prospective new members and visiting Rotarians are always welcome.

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