Astoria Rotary honored two Astoria High School students, Abigale Stemper and Michael Williams, as Astoria Rotary Students of the Month for October. Astoria Rotary Students of the Month are selected from the junior and senior classes at Astoria and Knappa high schools; they must be in good standing in school, and involved in school and community activities.
Stemper, a senior at Astoria High School, is the daughter of Debby and Randy Stemper. She is a member of the Clatsop County 4-H, American Morgan Horse Association and the U.S. Equestrian Federation. She has received four letters in varsity equitation in high school, and is involved in Key Club, National Honor Society and Business Leaders of America. She is taking classes at Clatsop Community College and graduates in the spring with an associate’s degree along with her high school diploma. She plans to attend a college in Oregon and study psychology and equine assisted therapy.
Williams, a junior at Astoria High School, is the son of Melanie and Paul Williams. He is a member of the Clatsop County 4-H and was selected to be on the National Shotgun Shooting Team, which represented the state of Oregon. He also participates in football and track. He plans to attend college to earn a degree in mechanical engineering and join the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).
Students of the Month receive a leadership book selected by Astoria Rotary members, an application for a Rotary scholarship, a letter from a local Rotarian, a gift card to a local coffee establishment and a Rotary certificate.
Astoria Rotary meets on Mondays at noon at the Elks Lodge in Astoria.
Stemper and Williams named Rotary Students of the Month