3.19.19 ‒4.2.19 ‒ vol. 15

Left to right: Scholars of the Month Simon Keough, Kristina Pompilio, PMHS Principal Jeannine Clark and Rotary President Lyn Roth-Jacobs

Pelham Rotary Scholars of the Month: Simon Keough and

Kristina Pompilio

PMHS seniors Simon Keough and Kristina Pompilio were honored as Marilyn Stiefvater Scholars of the Month by the Rotary Club of the Pelhams at its luncheon meeting on January 2.


Simon Keough was recognized for his honor roll achievements, including the Spanish Honor Roll. Keough’s sports activities have included Varsity soccer (captain), basketball and lacrosse. His community service has been with EcoPel and food pantries.


Kristina Pompilio is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Math, Science, Latin and Social Studies honor societies. Her extracurricular activities include Women’s Empowerment Club, Latin Club, African Culture Club, Do Something Club and Physics Club. She is a competitive rock climber. Her community service has included academic tutoring and teaching rock climbing skills to children with special needs. Her volunteer work included assisting on the recent Eliot Engel and George Latimer political campaigns.


In addition to recognizing two PMHS students as Scholars of the Month during the school year, Rotary Club of the Pelhams awards a $10,000 scholarship to a graduating PMHS senior annually. Funds for the scholarship are collected from donations by community members and Rotarians. Tax deductible donations made payable to Pelham Rotary Charities Fund, with the memo “scholarship” may be mailed at any time of the year to: Rotary, PO Box 8073, Pelham, NY 10803.



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