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Supporting Our Youth, Community & Global Efforts

Our Rotary club actively supports the youth in our community by:

Supporting Youth in the Community

  • Giving a dictionary to every 4th grade student in the Stayton, Sublimity, Aumsville and Turner area.
  • Sponsoring a “4-Way Test” essay and speech contest for area 7th and 8th grade students.
  • Awarding multiple scholarships to area high school seniors.
  • Giving student of the month awards to area high school students.
  • Paying for youth to attend American Legion Boys State and Girls State.
  • Providing financial support to programs like the Santiam Youth Peer Court, Friends of the Family, and school music programs.


2018 the Stayton Area Rotary was able to give out 5 scholarships for a total distribution of $6000; (2) for $1500 and (3) for $1000. Above photo is of the chair for the Stayton Area Rotary scholarship program Sam Brentano. Thanks to everyone who has supported us over the year – this program is one of the biggest reasons we do what we do in our community.

Below is the list of the 2018 scholarship benefactors;

$1500. Emily Adams
School Attended: Regis High School
GPA: 4.28
College Plans: Franciscan University of Steubenville – Nursing

$1500. Bradley Phelps
School Attended: Stayton High School
GPA: 4.
College Plans: Princeton University – International & Public Affairs

$1000. Qiaochu (Hannah) Cui
School Attended: Regis
GPA: 4.19
College Plans: University of Oregon – Mathematics & Linguistics

$1000. Lindsey Grossman
School Attended: Scio High School
GPA: 3.4
College Plans: Orange Coast College in Cal – Nursing

$1000. Kaitlyn Hofmann
School Attended: Stayton High School
GPA: 4.
College Plans: University of Oregon – Business Administration


Community Services Supported by Stayton Area Rotary

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Fire Department
  • Chamber Community Awards
  • Upward Bound
  • Stayton Troop 50
  • Peer Court
  • Family Building Blocks

Global Efforts

  • Eradication of Polio
  • Sustaining International Projects