On July 31, 2017, during the meeting of the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs, the Sandy Springs Rotary Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, recognized the four recipients of the 2017 Dan Keels Scholarships. The scholarship award is $2,000.00, paid towards the winners' tuition. One recipient, Gianna Scerbo, was unable to attend and will be given her certificate later. The 2017 winners are:
Above: Kaylyn Hanna Winters, joined by her father, 4th from the left.
The Sandy Springs Rotary Foundation, Inc. celebrates and encourages young adults who embrace Rotary International’s motto of “Service Above Self” and who exhibit exemplary academic, community service and leadership qualities. Established in 1989 by the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs, the Sandy Springs Rotary Foundation, Inc. operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. Many of the recipients have exhibited leadership qualities while participating in their high school’s Interact Club.
The Dan Keels Scholarship is a scholarship program established in honor of the late Dan Keels who, as a member of the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs and as Chaplain of Northside Hospital, gave extensively to his community throughout his lifetime and inspired people through his lifetime of community service.
The upcoming year's application form will be found on the website for the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs at Rotary Club of Sandy Springs Website