Carolina Forest Rotary gives scholarship

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The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise scholarship award was presented to senior Zakia Brisbon (left) by Rotarian Bob Squatriglia at the Carolina Forest High School Academic Awards Ceremony May 19. The $1,000 scholarship is presented annually by the Rotary Club to that Carolina Forest graduating senior whose academic achievement, character and community service best typifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.”

A member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, varsity basketball, track and volleyball, and recipient of the Panther Award for character and leadership, she plans to attend Hampton University and study pharmacy. She has served as a volunteer intern in Walgreen’s pharmacy and participated in numerous volunteer activities in the community throughout high school.