This year marks the Medford Rogue Rotary Foundation’s 41st CONSECUTIVE year of awarding scholarships. Over the life of the program the Foundation has granted $3 Million in scholarship awards providing 480 students with up to 4 years of scholarship assistance.

During the ’24-’25 academic year, there will be 44 students receiving $175,000 in financial assistance from the Foundation’s scholarship program.

Sixteen graduating seniors from local schools were awarded scholarships this year and recognized at the Medford Rogue Rotary’s June 12th club meeting. Foundation Trustees Bob Hunter and Eric Hodnett introduced these amazing students with each of the recipients providing us with a brief overview of their college/career plans.

This year’s scholarship recipients are: Jose Aguilar (North Medford HS),  Maya McLaren (North Medford HS), Kharime Vera-Sanchez (North Medford HS), Angel Alexander (Phoenix HS), Addison Brite (Phoenix HS), Claire Spence (South Medford HS), Noemi Diaz (South Medford HS), Cora Snoke (South Medford HS), Kendall Heywood (Phoenix HS), Gabriel Briones-Espino (Eagle Point HS), Violet Harper (Phoenix HS), Maiyeh McDonald (Crater Renaissance Academy at Crater HS), Hayley Chung (North Medford HS), Liany Banuelos (Eagle Point HS), Casey Denney (Crater Renaissance Academy at Crater HS), and Micah Nguyen (North Medford HS).

Congratulations to all the recipients. They are an inspiring group with a bright future ahead of them.

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