Wednesday, 28 June 2017 10:38

Oswego Sunrise Rotary Club Announces 2017 Scholarships

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Craig, Jill and Samuel Gilbert; Claire, Carla and Rev. Verlyn Ratzlaff Craig, Jill and Samuel Gilbert; Claire, Carla and Rev. Verlyn Ratzlaff Submitted photo

The Oswego Sunrise Rotary Club recently awarded two scholarships to graduating seniors from the Oswego High School. Samuel Gilbert received a $500 scholarship and Claire Ratzlaff received a $250 scholarship.

Samuel, the son of Craig and Jill Gilbert, attended Leighton Elementary and is a firefighter with the Oswego Town Volunteer Fire Department. He is an Eagle Scout and Scout Leader for Troop 888. Samuel was active in the Oswego High School Marching Band and a volunteer intern at Grace and Glory Ministries, as well as a volunteer counselor at Camp Foundations.

Claire, the daughter of the Rev. Verlyn and Carla Ratzlaff, attended elementary school in Horseheads, NY. She is a scholar athlete, participating in varsity basketball and soccer. Claire was an active member of the Interact Club, as well as a children’s church director and a volunteer counselor at Camp Foundations. Claire also participated in mission trips to the Dominican Republic and Washington, DC.

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