Staff report

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 21, 2003

The Suffolk Rotary Club has awards its annual Rotary community service scholarships to the following 2005 Suffolk high school graduates:

Nansemond River High School

Sara Garrett

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GPA: 4.29

College: Sweetbriar Women’s College

Extracurricular activities: Member of Young Life, St. Andrew Presbyterian Youth, Volunteer of group and reach work camps, Member of First Priority Club, Member of Warpath Yearbook Staff, Member of Senior Beta Club, Volunteer tutor for Beta Club, Member of Virginia Community Swim League, Member of Western Tidewater Swimming League, Member of Portsmouth YMCA Swim Team, Member of Portsmouth YMCA Aquatic Club Swim Team, Volunteer for Swim for the Angeles, Volunteer for Maryview Hospital, Girls State Representative, Volunteer for Suffolk Civil War weekend, Concession Stand Volunteer, Driver Elementary School Volunteer, Member of Enviothon

Activities/Awards received: Academic Letter Receipt, National Honor Roll, William and Mary Leadership Award, Commonwealth Youth Confe-rence for Leadership Effectiveness Receipt, Nanse-mond River Scholastic Team, Semifinalist in National Beta Club Scholarship Competition, Envirothon 2005 Peanut District Overall Winner.

Joshua Anderson

GPA: 3.98

College: Virginia Tech

Extracurricular activities: YMCA Day of Caring, Elementary Free Enterprises Day at Florence Bowser, Disaster Preparedness Day at Driver Elementary

Activities/Awards received: President of Deca Club, President of Beta Club, Squadron commander of Air Force JROTC, varsity letters in volleyball and drill team


LeVin Twitty

GPA: 3.45

College: Elizabeth City State University

Extracurricular activities: 4-H, Sickle Cell Banquet, Peanut Fest, Salvation Army

Activities/Awards received: Tennis Who’s Who among high school students, National Honor Roll, 4-H

Joy Rollins

GPA: 3.3

College: Fort Valley State University

Extracurricular activities: YMCA Childcare department, Key Club, Goober Gang for Peanut Fest

Activities/Awards received: Marching band, Track and field, JROTC, Junior Beta, Key Club, NAACP Youth

King’s Fork

nChristina Davis

GPA: 3.0

College: Old Dominion University

Extracurricular activities: Worked with children at several churches, tutoring in reading and math, several cleanup projects

Activities/Awards received: President of student council in 10th and 11th grade

Sadot Bell

GPA: 2.5

College: Norfolk State University

Extracurricular activities: Navy ROTC, FBLA, SCA, COE, Track and field, Superintendents’ Advisory Council

Activities/Awards received: Youth Leadership Council for church, Zeta Phi Beta society beau

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy

Ashlee Robb

Academic average: 96.37

College: University of Virginia

Extracurricular activities: Student Council Organization, Student Historical Society, Polynesian Culture Club, Helping Hands, Member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Group Workcamp Summer Camp participant, Youth Group Member, Reach Workcamp Summer Camp participant, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Junior Volunteer, Maryview Hospital Junior Volunteer, Suffolk Soup Kitchen Volunteer, Handbell Choir Substitute, United Way Day of Caring Participant

Activities/Awards received: Kevin Blanchard Athletic Memorial Scholarship, Yearbook co-editor in chief, DAR Good Citizen Award, Honor Council chairman, National Honor Society, Advisory Committee for the Presidential Search Committee, Class Vice President

Zach Phillips

Academic average: 96.22

College: Hampden-Sydney College

Extracurricular activities: Usher at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity, Oasis Soup Kitchen

Activities/Awards received: Furman Book Award, Suffolk Pilot Club, First Team All-Conference Football, Second Team All-State Football, MVP Track and Field, AP Scholar, Senior Class Secretary