The Rotary Club of Westerville, which sponsors a Student of the Month program, recognized recipients at a luncheon at Villa Milano held on Thursday, February 7. February students are Drew Reed, Westerville Central High School; Kenadi Stevens, Westerville North High School; and Jewelia Smith, Westerville South High School.
The purpose of the program is twofold: to recognize outstanding pupils who have distinguished themselves by serving their school and to expose them to the Rotary Club and its ideal of “Service Above Self.” Students selected join Rotarians for lunch every week for a month, and have the opportunity to interact with members.
Senior Kenadi Stevens holds a 4.2 grade point average (GPA) at Westerville North High School. Science and Literature are her favorite subjects of study. She is Cheer Captain and National Honor Society President. Community service activities include donating to W.A.R.M, serving in the Little Warrior’s Clinic, and mentoring/tutoring. Stevens has earned a number of awards during her high school career, including varsity letters in band, academics and cheer. She plans to study Biochemistry and Pre-Med in college.
Math and Physics are favorite subjects of study for Westerville South High School senior Jewelia Smith. She earned a 4.4 GPA. She is a Black History Month production leader, Student Council President, and varsity softball Team Captain. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the National Society of Black Engineers. She has volunteered with the Engineer for a Day Program, LEADing with STEM, W.A.R.M., the Kid’s Lunch Club and the Math Team. Smith is a four-year academic letter recipient who has garnered numerous athletic, academic and character awards. She is in the process of deciding which university to attend.