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The Freeport Noon Rotary Club is once again seeking applicants to apply for the annual Noon Rotary Club College Scholarships.
The Rotary Club will award three high school and community college students $1,000 college scholarships. To qualify, the student must attend either Freeport High School or Aquin Catholic High School, have earned a 3.50 or above cumulative grade point average over the past seven semesters, and complete the application including essay. Highland Community College students who have earned a 3.50 or above cumulative grade point average over the past two semesters or a 3.50 or above cumulative grade point average during high school are also eligible.
The awardees will be selected by the Rotary Scholarship Committee based on their application, essay, and letters of reference. Application deadline is April 1, 2023. To receive an application, students should email Dr. Brendan Dutmer at Brendan.Dutmer@highland.edu.
Freeport Rotary Club was established in 1919 to provide service to others and promote integrity through fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. The Club participates in local services projects targeting youth literacy, scholarly recognition, student international exchange, and purchasing shoes for disadvantaged youth. Meetings are held at noon on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at the Stephenson County Farm Bureau. For more information, contact Dr. Brendan Dutmer at 815-994-2827.
As a Galena native, Matt attended Canyon Camp and earned his Eagle Scout when he was a youth in the program.  After earning his degree at Loras College in Dubuque, he started working for the BSA in Walworth and Jefferson Counties in Wisconsin.  For nearly the last two decades he has served northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin as the lead professional for the western portion of Blackhawk Area Council. He is proud to get kids involved in the program and enjoys finding ways to keep the community connected with the program for young boys and girls.
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Freeport Noon

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Stephenson Co. Farm Bureau
210 W. Spring St.
Freeport, IL 61032
United States of America
1st and 3rd Monday of each month at Noon
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Membership Chair
Community Service Chair
Club Service
Program Chair
Youth Service Chair
Youth Exchange Officer
International Service
Grant Management Chair
Rotary Foundation Chair

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