Rotary Hands out Scholarships


The Alameda Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Scholarship committee recently met to award scholarships to students from Alameda high schools for the annual RYLA program in the Santa Cruz mountains this summer.

Young men and women spend a week in a challenging program of discussions, inspirational addresses, leadership training and social activities designed to enhance personal development, leadership skills and good citizenship.

Fully funded scholarships were awarded to: Sara Wheeler and Juliana Holmes of St. Joseph Notre Dame High; Katie Hung of Alameda High School; Lauryn Nakamura of Alameda Community Learning Center and O’Phelia Le of Alameda Science & Technology Institute.