Kaitlyn Connors, who was awarded first prize in the high school division of The  Annual Malibu Rotary Middle and High School singing competition, placed second in the Rotary District 5280 event held in March this year.
 Kaitlyn competed against entrants sponsored by other Rotary Clubs in Los Angeles Rotary District 5280.  The Awards ceremony will take place on May 2nd, 2009 at the Rotary District Conference at the Westin Hotel, South Coast Plaza. Winners at this level receive $1,000 for first, $500 for second, and $250 for third place. 
The Malibu Rotary singing competition was held in January at Malibu High School
Winner of the Malibu Rotary middle school division was Jade Bates.
Three winners were chosen in each division in the Malibu Rotary competition. Second and third places in the high school division were won by Ren Martinez and Troy Dailey, respectively. Second and third places in the middle school division were won by Hailey Hoffman and Olivia Thorne, respectively. Malibu Rotarians voted on the winners. As in previous years awards of $250, $150, $100, for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd voted finishers in the high school and middle school groups were awarded.