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DRISKELL PRESENTS GRSP AWARDS


Three Georgia Rotary Student Program (GRSP) Awards were presented by District Governor Kirk Driskell at the Club’s meeting on 10-29-2020.

First, Teri Hurst White was honored as the Club’s newest Ronnie Waller Fellow. Ronnie served as the original GRSP Endowment Chairman who guided the Endowment through a significant period of expansion. A member of the Rotary Club of Gainesville, he also served as the GRSP Chairman. Rotary Club members can look forward to the Ronnie Waller coming to Thomasville to visit at a Club meeting very soon.

Second, Teri Hurst White honored her mother, Edna Graves Hurst, with a Will Watt Fellow, making Edna Hurst the Club’s newest Will Watt Fellow. This award recognizes Past District Governor-Will Watt, as the founder of the Georgia Rotary Student Program. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Thomasville.

Third, Harry Tomlinson, who currently holds the Club’s highest GRSP recognition, as a Jim Brim Fellow, honored his wife, Mary Tomlinson with a Kendall Weisiger Fellow. This award recognizes Kendall Weisiger, an Atlanta Rotarian, whose support of international students through the Rotary Education Foundation of Atlanta was merged into GRSP.

Posted by Debbie Goodman
November 3, 2020

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