ARLINGTON — The Rotary Club of Arlington named Madison Stamey and Paul Gamble as its Outstanding Students for the month of March at its Thursday, March 21, meeting. Each student was awarded a voucher for a $50 donation to a non-profit organization at their school or in the community. Rotarian and Arlington School District Superintendent Dr. Kris McDuffy presented certificates to Stamey, an eighth-grader at Lakewood Middle School, and Paul Gamble, a student at Weston High School.
Stamey has been an honor roll student through sixth, seventh and eighth grade, and has won numerous awards at school, including the Language Arts Award, Merit Roll Award, Cougar Trax All-Star Award, Master of Math, Pencil of Power, Pyramid of Success and the Young Author Award. She was nominated for putting effort into making things right for those around her, and for being a class leader. Stamey has chosen to give her $50 donation to the Arlington Community Food Bank.
Gamble has been a leader and excelled academically at Weston. His teachers consistently comment on his positive, polite and friendly behavior, as well as his incredible work ethic. Gamble was nominated for being an exceptional student and young man, and is interested in attending Universal Technical Institute after graduation. He's chosen to give his $50 donation to the Sarvey Wildlife Care Center.