Rotary Club of Marquette recognizes community leaders during annual Spirit of Christmas program

Tom Huffman (center), the volunteer Chairman of the Upper Peninsula Medical Center was recognized as Business Leader by Rotarian K. Charles Wright (right) assisted by Rotarian Hugh Miller. (Courtesy photo)
Jack and Kim Frost honored Kathleen Haris, Kim's mentor and support following her mother's death as a Paul Harris Fellow in appreciation of her "Service above Self." Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary and fellowships in his name reflect a contribution to Rotary's international projects. (Courtesy photo)
Jayme Winn, a senior at MSHS, received the Youth Leader Award. Highlights of her academic, athletic, music and arts, and church achievements and involvemetns include: MSHS Outstanding Academic Achievement in 2017-19; National Honor Society 2018-20, UP Academic Athlete, 2017-19, All UP Swim and Dive Team 2017-19; UP Champion 100 Freestyle 2017; 1st Place and UP Record in 200 and 400 Freestyle Relay, 2019; Outstanding Contribution in MSHS Corale, 2018-19; Michigan Youth Arts Distinguished Scholar, 2019; MSVMA State Honors Choir, 2019 and 2020; lead role of Moricia in MSHS musical, The Addams Family, Church music and choir director, Church youth camp leader. Church class president, Stake Youth committee. She is shown with her parents Kristi and Robert Winn.
Deb Smith was recognized as Rotarian of the Year. Deb is a past president, served as treasurer multiple times served as presentor at several RYE conferences, has given several relaxing programs to the Club,serves on the respite committee, and has supported the Rotary Foundation through multiple Paul Harris Fellows. With her is husband Bob. (Courtesy photo)
Kayla and Dennis West were recipients of the Community Citizen Award for their deep involvement with the Room at the Inn and Summer Shelter and making all the guests feel welcome. They have been involved in many communtity organizations. Kayla is now very committed to Superior Housing Solution. Presenting the award was Rotarian Dan Carpenter (right). (Courtesy photo)


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