Rotary Club of Hickory and Chick-fil-A Team Up to Honor Firefighter First Responders

The Rotary Club of Hickory and Chick-fil-A teamed up recently to show support and appreciation to the dedicated first responders in the Hickory community. While continuing to support our primary mission of early childhood education with our annual support and recognition of teachers, students, and public schools, the Rotary Club of Hickory and Chick-fil-A thanked…

Rotarian Idol 2019 Awards

  On May 17, 2019 an enthusiastic crowd at Lenoir Rhyne University’s P.E. Monroe auditorium greeted contestants competing in the Rotary Club of Hickory’s 10th Anniversary All Stars Rotarian Idol fundraiser for local educational initiatives. This year’s event format featured previous winners competing to advance to a second round of competition where the field was narrowed to five…

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory Awards SAS Scholarship

At the June 15th meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, Rotarian Thomas Griffis announced the winner of the 2017 Service Above Self scholarship. Darian Shekinah  Abernathy is this year’s recipient of the four year college scholarship. Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory recognizes the value of a good education. Since 2005, thirty-three students have…

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory announces 2017 Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year Award

At the May 4th meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, Rotarian David Moore announced the 2017 Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year for the Hickory Public Schools. The award is given annually in memory of Wilmer M. Jenkins, who served as superintendent of Hickory Public Schools from July 1, 1958 – June 30,…

Rotarian Idol 2017

On April 8, 2017 an enthusiastic crowd at Lenoir Rhyne University’s P.E. Monroe auditorium greeted contestants competing in the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s eight annual Rotarian Idol fundraiser for local educational initiatives. Auditions in February narrowed the field of contestants to 20 finalists competing for $5,000 in total prize money.  Saturday night’s finalists were:…

Rotary HHS Career Day 2016

The Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory recently sponsored Career Day for Hickory High School Interact Club members.  Partnering with Catawba Science Center (CSC), the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory provided students a field trip to CSC where students participated in hands-on experiences related to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). STEM education is…