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Ephrata High School Student of the Month--November
Haley Schaller of Ephrata was recognized as the Ephrata High School November student of the month by the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary Club.  Haley is the daughter of Tom and Karen Schaller and is a senior at Ephrata High School.  She is active in her school and the community.  After high school graduation, Haley plans to attend Clarion University majoring in Speech and Language Pathology while participating on the cross country and track teams.
 
Left to right: Tom Schaller, Father; Karen Schaller, Parent; Haley Schaller, Student of Month; Nate Hoffer, Rotary President; Scott Galen, Rotary Member/ EHS Principal
 
Ephrata High School Student of the Month--November 2016-12-05 00:00:00Z
Cocalico Student of the Month--December
Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary Student of the Month—December 2016
At the December 1st meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Samantha Klumpp was recognized as the December Cocalico Student of the Month. Samantha participates in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. She is the Vice President of the National Honor Society, a member of Leo Club and Student Government. Samantha is a member of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Her plans are to continue her education at East Carolina University majoring in biology. Samantha lives in Reinholds with her parents and has two siblings, Haley and Daniel.
Left to right: Lynne Klumpp, Mother; Mark Klumpp, Father: Samantha Klumpp, Senior at Cocalico High School; Nate Hoffer, Rotary President; Andrew Garrett, Cocalico High School Teacher
 
Cocalico Student of the Month--December 2016-12-01 00:00:00Z
Cocalico Student of the Month: November
At the November 10th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Nadia Stauffer was recognized as the November Cocalico Student of the Month. Nadia participates in soccer, swimming, and track and field. She is a member of the National Honor Society and student government. She was named Science student of the month as well as serving as one of the captains of the soccer team. Nadia supports Girls on the Run, Venture Crew and is employed at Dairy Queen. Her plans are to continue her education at college majoring in nursing. Nadia lives in Stevens with her parents and brothers, Nicholas and Josiah.
 
 
Left to right:
Deborah Stauffer, Mother; Ernest Stauffer, Father: Nadia Stauffer, Senior at Cocalico High School; Nate Hoffer, Rotary President
 
Cocalico Student of the Month: November 2016-11-10 00:00:00Z
Ephrata High School October Student of the Month 
Alexa Hershberger of Ephrata was recognized as the Ephrata High School October student of the month by the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary Club.  Alexa is the daughter of Mike and Sherri Hershberger and is a senior at Ephrata High School.  She is active in her school and the community.  After high school graduation, Alexa plans to attend a four year college to major in Forensic Science.
 
Pictured (from left) are:
Sherri Hershberger, Parent; Mike Hershberger, Parent; Alexa Hershberger, Student of Month; Nate Hoffer, Rotary President; Scott Galen, Rotary Member/ EHS Principal
Ephrata High School October Student of the Month 2016-10-21 00:00:00Z
April Student of the Month: Ephrata Area SD

Lauren Moyer of Ephrata was recognized as the Ephrata High School April student of the month by the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary Club. Lauren is the daughter of Todd and Michelle Moyer and is a senior at Ephrata High School. She is active in her school, church and the community. After high school graduation, Lauren plans to attend the University of Maryland to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Bio Engineering.

 

Pictured (from left) are: Michelle Moyer, Parent; Lauren Moyer, Student of Month; Dave Davies, Rotary President; Scott Galen, Rotary Member/ EHS Principal
April Student of the Month: Ephrata Area SD 2016-04-25 00:00:00Z
March Student of the Month: Cocalico
At the March 31st meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Emily Harting was recognized as the March Cocalico Student of the Month. Emily participates in Leo Club, Cheerleading (Captain) and serves as an editor of the school yearbook. She has previously been named a Cocalico Student of the Month for many departments as well as being accepted into the National Honor Society. She is a 3-time NCAA All-American Cheerleader. Emily is a member of Peace UCC in Denver. Her plans are to continue her education at LaSalle University majoring in nutrition, accepting an invitation into their Honors program. Emily lives in Denver with her parents.
 
Left to right: David Gingrich, Cocalico High School Teacher; David Davies, Rotary President; Emily Harting, Senior at Cocalico High School; Patirica Harting, Mother; Barry Harting, Father
March Student of the Month: Cocalico 2016-03-31 00:00:00Z
March Student of the Month: Ephrata Area SD
Zachary Johnson of Ephrata was recognized as a March student of the month by the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary Club.  Zachary is a senior at Ephrata High School and is active in his school, church and the community.  After graduation, he plans to attend college to major in music and hopes to pursue a career in the music industry.
 
 
Pictured (from left) are: Wayne Johnson, Parent: Charlien Johnson, Parent: Zachary Johnson, Student of Month: Dave Davies, Rotary President: Scott Galen, Rotary Member/ EHS Principal
March Student of the Month: Ephrata Area SD 2016-03-31 00:00:00Z
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May Student of the Month

At the May 28th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Lea Formica was recognized as the May Cocalico Student of the Month. Lea is involved in the Leo Club, Aevidum and a member of National Honor Society. Lea was named Miss Denver Fair first runner up last Fall. She is a member at LCBC in Ephrata and has participated in the Denver Fair ‘Kiddie-day”, Adamstown afterschool mentoring, Boston Service Trip, Reamstown Fire hall dinners and the Water Street Ministries. She plans to attend Lancaster Bible College and major in Counseling. Lea lives in Denver with her parents and sisters Larissa and Louella.

 

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Left to right: Joe Vulopas, Teacher at Cocalico High School; Steve Goble, Rotary President; Lea Formica, Senior at Cocalico High School; Joseph Formica, Father; Virginia Formica, Mother

 

May Student of the Month Kent Sweigart 2015-05-28 00:00:00Z
April Student of the Month

At the April 16th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Sidney Evans was recognized as the April Cocalico Student of the Month. Sidney is involved in Aevidum and a member of National Honor Society. She also participates in the high school’s swimming and volleyball teams. Sidney was league and district champion in the pool, named an all-star on the volleyball court, and is an honor roll student. She is a member at Peace church and participates in the Reading YMCA holiday toy and candy drives as well as ‘cleanup’ days. She has received an appointment to West Point Military Academy where she plans to major in chemistry and continue her swimming career. Sidney lives in Adamstown with her parents and has an older sister Olivia who attends Towson University.

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Left to right: Rebecca Peters, Teacher at Cocalico High School; Kim Evans, Mother; Sidney Evans, Senior at Cocalico High School; Yuri Evans, Father; Steve Goble, Rotary President

April Student of the Month Kent Sweigart 2015-04-16 00:00:00Z
March Student of the Month

At the March 19th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Fahtma Saad was recognized as the March Cocalico Student of the Month. Fahtma participates in Track and Field and is the treasurer of Leo Club. She has received the Student of the Month award from the English department at Cocalico. Fahtma is a member of the Islamic Center of Reading and is the Muslim representative for Common Heart Youth. She loves art and culture and plans to travel the world. Her college plans include majoring in Sociology and International Affairs. Fahtma lives in Adamstown with her mother and younger siblings Jakob, Abdul and Abdallah.

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Left to right: Drew Shimko, Cocalico High School; Steve Goble, Rotary President; Fahtma Saad, Senior at Cocalico High School; Carol Kase, Mother

March Student of the Month Kent Sweigart 2015-03-19 00:00:00Z
February Student of the Month

At the February 19th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Sydney Yang was recognized as the February Cocalico Student of the Month. Sydney is involved in symphonic band, computer coding club, Project Belong, and a member of National Honor Society. She has participated in the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences and was selected as a QuestBridge finalist. In addition, she has received various Student of the Month awards at Cocalico. Syndey is a member at the Hmong Alliance Church of Leola where she volunteers to teach Sunday school. She also tutors family members and peers. Her college plans include majoring in Bioengineering. Sydney lives in Denver with her parents and younger siblings Alia, Angelia and Jordan.

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Left to right: Chia Yang, Mother; Lia Yang, Father; Sydney Yang, Senior at Cocalico High School; Steve Goble, Rotary President; Mary Kling, Teacher at Cocalico High School

 

February Student of the Month Kent Sweigart 2015-02-19 00:00:00Z
Day of Giving

Day of Giving-2015


The Denver-Ephrata Rotary Club recoginzed several organizations in the area during the February 19th meeting. 

Sitting:
Jim Hackett - Ephrata Rec
Duane Crouse - Boy Scouts of America

Standing:
Nancy Hamill - Cocalico Community Partnership
Steve Goble - Shelter Box
Todd Goshert - Denver/Ephrata Rotary Member
Tammy Verbonitz - Adamstown YMCA
Kyle Sellers - Adamstown Library
Karen Hummel - Ephrata Area Rehab Services

 

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Day of Giving Kent Sweigart 2015-02-19 00:00:00Z
January Student of the Month

At the January 22nd meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Austin Noll was recognized as the January Cocalico Student of the Month. Austin is involved in Aevidum and a member of National Honor Society. He also participates in the high school’s soccer, basketball and tennis teams. Austin has received other student of the month awards including Spanish, English, Business and Math. He is a member at Vinemont Lutheran church and volunteers with the youth group. His college plans include majoring in Actuarial Science at Lebanon Valley College. Austin lives in Denver with his parents. He has an older sister, Bethany.

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Left to right: Donna Noll, Mother; Dave Noll, Father; Austin Noll, Senior at Cocalico High School; Steve Goble, Rotary President; Todd Snyder, Teacher/Tennis Coach-Cocalico High School

January Student of the Month Kent Sweigart 2015-01-22 00:00:00Z
December Student of the Month

At the December 11th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Stewart Martin was recognized as the December Cocalico Student of the Month. Stewart is involved in Army for 1 and has received a Medallion for Excellence. He also participates in the high school’s football and track teams. Stewart has garnered the Ephrata Review Athlete of the week. He is a member at Ephrata Community Church and participates in the youth program. His plans after high school include working in the family business while attending a local college. Stewart lives in Denver with his parents and two sisters, Olivia and Lacee.


Left to right: Jim Stafford, Teacher at Cocalico High School; Tim Classen, Rotary Representative: Stewart Martin, Senior at Cocalico High School; Amy Martin, Mother; John Martin, Father

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December Student of the Month Kent Sweigart 2014-12-11 00:00:00Z
EASS Presentation--December

At the December 11, 2014 Denver-Ephrata Rotary meeting, Tom Swalwell from Ephrata Area Social Services (EASS) presented an overview of the services EASS provides to the community. At the conclusion of the presentation, the Denver-Ephrata Rotary Club presented a check for $1500 to EASS.

In the photo, Tim Classen of the Rotary Club presents the check to Tom Swalwell, Executive Director.

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EASS Presentation--December Kent Sweigart 2014-12-11 00:00:00Z
November Student of the Month

At the November 20th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Michael Dueck was recognized as the November Cocalico Student of the Month. Michael is involved in student government, Army4One, and a member of National Honor Society. He is also a member of the high school’s football and baseball teams. Michael has garnered the Business Student of the Month award for October and is an honor roll student. He is a member at Blue Ball Church of the Brethren and participates the local youth group. His college plans include majoring in exercise science with focus on business and participating in baseball. Michael lives in Stevens with his parents. He has older siblings including a sister Jessica and a brother David.


Left to right: Todd Snyder, Teacher--Cocalico High School; Tim Classen, Rotary Representative; Michael Dueck, Senior at Cocalico High School; Bonnie Dueck, Mother; Gerhard Dueck, Father

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November Student of the Month Kent Sweigart 2014-11-20 00:00:00Z
October Student of the Month

At the October 16th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, John Fry was recognized as the October Cocalico Student of the Month. John is involved in student government, Senior Class co-President, and a member of National Honor Society. He also participates in the high school’s football, wrestling, and track teams in addition to participating in Choralaires. John has garnered various athletic awards and is an honor roll student. He is a member at Ephrata United Zion church and participates in summer mission trips, community meals, and Kids4Christ youth programs. His college plans include majoring in engineering and participating in football. John lives in Ephrata with his parents. He has two sisters, Sonya and Alyssa Jay.

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Left to right: Mark Stauffer, Teacher/Assistant Football Coach-Cocalico School District; Steve Goble, Rotary President: John Fry, Senior at Cocalico High School; John Fry, Father: Phyllis Fry, Mother

 
October Student of the Month Kent Sweigart 2014-10-16 00:00:00Z
August 2014 Presentation

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Left to right:

Steve Goble, President; Jeff Stauffer, Recognized as Immediate Past President; Dr. John Judson, DG 7390; Emerson Paul, Recognized as Paul Harris Fellow; Mike Leid, Recognized for 20 Years in role as Club Treasurer; Eric Nissley, Inducted into our Rotary Club

August 2014 Presentation Kent Sweigart 2014-08-14 00:00:00Z
Quote of the Week - Who Said It?
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
Quote of the Week - Who Said It? Steve Goble 2012-07-13 00:00:00Z
Thought for the Week - Who Said It?
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Thought for the Week - Who Said It? Steve Goble 2012-07-13 00:00:00Z
Mark Your Calendars!
Here you can post little tidbits of information, reminders, or anything else!
Mark Your Calendars! Steve Goble 2012-07-13 00:00:00Z
Welcome to our website!

Welcome to our Rotary Club! 

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Welcome to our website! Steve Goble