Charter No. 1058 - District 7120


Club News
Student of the Month Awards

OM Superintendent Chris Wood introduced Collin Povoski as Rotary’s April Student of the Month. Collin is a great student with a positive attitude. He is a pleasure to be around and a role model for other students. He has strong communication skills and is a responsible young man. He is involved in many activities in addition to being ranked 6th in his class. He is a member of National Honor Society and Leadership Council. Collin was an All-Star on the school’s soccer team, has worked for Summer Rec program, and has volunteered his time at various school events including breakfasts and barbecues. Collin is taking 24 college credit courses this year and his favorite subject is Biology. He plans to attend Tompkins Cortland Community College in the fall for Liberal Arts. Collin thanked Rotary for the honor, his school, family, and mom especially for “putting up with him.”


Watkins Glen High School Senior, Patrick Hazlitt was honored by the Watkins-Montour Rotary Club at its WGHS Student of the Month for March. Sam Brubaker introduced Patrick as a “hard working, respectful, dedicated student” and “a man of high character and one who gives back to his community” through work with Seneca Santa, the Catharine Valley Trail Half Marathon and the United Way dinner. Hazlitt led the WGHS cross country team to a state title this year and recently placed 7th in the state in the 16000 Meter Run. He is also a member of the National Honor Society and the Student Council, treasurer of his Ski Club, and is a Top Drawer 24 student. Patrick has been recruited to run cross country, indoor track and outdoor track at the University of Buffalo where he will study Business. Patrick thanked Sam Brubaker for nominating him, his parents, friends, and teachers.

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.