Charter No. 1058 - District 7120


Club News
Student of the Month Awards

Watkins Glen High School senior Amber Benjamin was honored April 12 by the Watkins-Montour Rotary Club as its WGHS Student of the Month for April. Benjamin was introduced by her Journalism teacher, Travis Durfee, who said that Amber had taken on a significant leadership role in the class and for the school newspaper by leading a story on school safety following the shooting in Parkland, FL.The article which included interviews conducted by Amber with students and faculty led to a school-wide assembly facilitated by Amber. Amber is a member of NHS, Interact, and Youth Court. She has played varsity volleyball and softball, and is an honor student. She will attend Keuka College in the fall and intends to transfer to law school. She aspires to be a District Attorney and return to Watkins Glen to raise a family.


Watkins Glen High School senior Hanley Elliott was honored March 22 by the Watkins-Montour Rotary Club as its WGHS Student of the Month for March. Elliott was introduced by teacher-coach Chris Clark, who said the honoree has earned many accolades, among them qualification in four straight years to the New York State high school golf championships. She has been a key member of the school's varsity volleyball team, as well as a member last year of the Top Drawer 24 team of outstanding student athletes in the region. She is ranked 7th in her class academically, and plans to attend Ithaca College as she pursues a doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Photos compliments of The Odessa File


Youth Exchange Students

Our new inbound exchange students, Beatriz Silva from Brazil and Arnaz Bhoruche from India. Beatriz is attending Odessa-Montour HS and Arnaz is attending Watkins Glen HS.
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.


Meets Thursday 12:10 P.M.
Elks Lodge
St. Rt. 14, Watkins Glen, NY