Rotary Club of Franklin 4 Way Test
Each year the Rotary Club of Franklin conducts the 4 Way Test Program. The club teaches young students in the community the 4 way test and how it applies to potential problems they maybe facing in real world situations. If you would like to volunteer and help make a difference in a young person’s life, contact Amy Manshack.
Rotary Club of Franklin Youth Leadership Academy
Rotary Youth Leadership Academy helps young people discover their leadership skills and develop new ones. The Rotary Club of Franklin sponsored was proud to sponsor two students in 2016. The club also recently sponsored a student in 2011-12 as well as two for 2012-13. For more information on this project see Youth Services Chairs for 2017-18 Larry Hollifield.
The Rotary Club of Franklin Roy Rickman Scholarship
Each year The Rotary Club of Franklin awards five scholarships to five deserving Franklin High School students. Each year a grand scholarship is awarded in the amount of $12,000 with four additional scholarships in amounts of $500 to $1000 dollars. The money to fund these scholarships is generated through the club’s annual fundraiser held each July from the sale of raffle tickets, program ad sales and silent auction sales.
The Rotary Club of Franklin and Interact
Interact is the Rotary Club within the high schools and middle schools. The Interact Club fosters knowledge of the world and how Rotary and its members are doing good, one person at a time. If you would like to get involved with this project see Interact Chair and Youth Service Chair Larry Hollifield.
The Rotary Club of Franklin Student of the Month
The Rotary Club of Franklin recognizes the efforts and achievements of high school students, college level students, teachers and administrators. Students are recognized for their service to their community as well as outstanding individual character. Teachers and administrators are recognized for their oommunity service as well as the development of leadership and character in students. The students, administrators and teachers are recognized during the last regular meeting of each month during the academic year. For more information on the Rotary Club of Franklin Student of the Month program, contact club champion Gary Shields.
The Rotary Club of Franklin Children’s Christmas Party
Each year in conjunction with Rotary Family Month in December, The Rotary Club of Franklin hosts a Christmas Party for 25 area children grades 1 to 4. Members contribute funds to aid in the purchase of gifts for those children less fortunate in the community. The gifts are purchased prior to the event with the assistance of Rotary Club of Franklin member and Walmart Store Manager James Foxx. For more information on the event, please contact Youth Services Director for 2017-18 Youth chair Larry Hollifield or champions Patsy Parker and Robin Jenkins.
In November of 2015 the Rotary Club of Franklin officially got the Rota Kids club together and hit the ground running with their first service project that included planting trees at the new Parker Meadows Sports Complex in Macon County. This is the first Rota Kids Club in the district. The Rota Kids Club is a group of young Rotarians at Mountain View Intermediate School (grades 5-6). If you are interested in helping with the Rota Kids Club and would like more information, see Youth Service Chair Larry Hollifield.