Charter No. 1058 - District 7120


Club News
Student of the Month Awards

The Watkins-Montour Rotary Club honored Odessa-Montour High School senior, Paxtyn Brown as its December OM Student of the Month. School librarian, Kayla Kelly introduced Paxtyn as a student who goes “above and beyond.” Paxtyn is captain of the volleyball team, coached by Kelly, student council president, ranks 5th in her class academically, and is member of the National Honor Society. “You can always count on her for help. She is an all-around great student and person.” Paxtyn thanked Rotary for the honor, Kayla Kelly for nominating her, and her parents. Paxtyn plans to attend Daemen College for physical therapy.


The Watkins-Montour Rotary Club honored Watkins Glen High School senior, Phebe Wickham as its January WGHS Student of the Month. Phebe’s teacher, Maggie Field, has taught her for three years in video production. Phebe does morning announcements, school plays, yearbook, life guarding, National Honor Society, and is self taught in piano and ukulele. Maggie said Phebe always jumps in whether directing, working the camera, teaching others, and more! Phebe plans to attend college to study film. She thanked Rotary, Maggie, and mom for making her the person she is today.

Photos compliments of The Odessa File


Youth Exchange Students

Michelle Benjamin introduced our new youth exchange students, Angelika Friis (16), from Sweden and Moeko Oshima (16) from Japan. Angelika is attending Odessa-Montour High School, and Moeko is a student at Watkins Glen High School.
The Club is sponsoring two outbound exchange students. One of those students is Lydia Myers, seen here with Michelle Benjamin. Lydia willl travel to Brazil August 6th.

Pasta Night, 2013

Thanks to Don Stocum, Jim Bacalles, Judy Phillips, Glenda Gephart, and Bill Phoenix for being our celebrity chefs and for all our members who joined us at Pasta Night. We brought in 51 people!

Antique Show, 2010

Top - The morning crew takes a picture break between antique dealer arrivals. President Glenda and Rotarian & Interact Director Nancy "guard" donuts, while hauling crew members carefully study items before selecting what they'll carry.

Roadside Trash Pickup, May 2010

Half of the roadside trash pickup crew gather for a picture after the cleanup task was completed.