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Serving 31 communities in 12 Counties of Northeast Florida

We are more than 3,100 men and women actively
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RYE hearderTwenty-two High School Students Named Exchange Scholars

Twenty-two high school students from within District 6970 have been selected for Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship Program to study abroad in the coming school year. Twelve clubs within the district are sponsoring the students' study abroad. RYE Chair Jeff Hart named students who successfully passed the candidate interviews held in early November.

The students won't know what host countries the students will be assigned to until The Big Country Reveal. The candidates and their families gather at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek (25 State Road 13) on December 13 at 6:30 p.m. to learn the exciting news.And, you are invited to join them.

Rotary District 6970 RYE Outbound Scholarship Recipients for 2018-2019
RYE Candidate High School Sponsor Rotary Club
Catalina Aguirre P.K. Yonge Develop Downtown Gainesville
Judah Bachmann Gainesville HS Gainesville
Ana C. Barrientos P.K.Yonge Develop. Gainesville
Olivia Behringer Gainesville HS Gainesville
Caroline Bernet Douglas Anderson Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset
Taylor Brown Creekside HS Bartram Trail
Kenneth Debaun St. Augustine HS St. Augustine Sunrise
Katie Frantz  Ponte Vedra HS Ponte Vedra Beach
Maggie Frantz                       Ponte Vedra HS Ponte Vedra Beach
Zachary Greenwald   Ponte Vedra HS Ponte Vedra Beach
Hannah Gundelfinger  Ponte Vedra HS St. Augustine Sunrise
Mason Hicks St. Augustine HS Coastal St. Johns County
Ryan Jones St. Augustine HS Coastal St. Johns County
Aurora Karasulu Allen D. Nease HS Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset
Cecelia Killian St. Augustine HS Coastal St. Johns County
Elizabeth Landauer     Gainesville HS Downtown Gainesville
Cosette MacLaren P.K.Yonge Develop Gainesville Sunrise
Alexis McInnis P.K. Yonge Develop. Gainesville
Lawrence Movsovitz Ponte Vedra HS Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset
Bradley Rustad Allen D. Nease HS Coastal St. Johns County
Andrew Ryan Allen D. Nease HS Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset
Luke Shlomitsu Bucholtz HS Gainesville

Jeff Hart and the District Committee Chair Hart recognized Paula Roderick, Outbound-Chair and Abbie Bernet, Outbound-Vice Chair for their efforts in the execution of a successful RYE Outbound Program.

Also acknowledged for their participation in the selection process were all of the Rotarians, volunteers, Rotex Students, Rebound Students and Inbound Students that participated in the candidate Interviews held earlier this month at St. Johns River State College/St. Augustine.

RI Convention 2018
Join us at the 2018 Rotary International Convention in Toronto - June 22-27. District 6970 recommends the InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel. The time to make your plans and reservations is now! For more information about registration and hotel accommodations go to RiConvention.org.

District Affiliates and Partners


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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards


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Rotary Youth Exchange of Florida


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