SA South Presents Scholarships and Lifetime Awards
 
The night was buzzing with five students from local high schools for the Rotary Club of San Antonio Souths Scholarship Banquet at Stinson Airport, May 10. Rotarians and guest gathered to celebrate this year’s recipients and to honor two Rotarians with the lifetime achievement award.
 
High school seniors from four southside schools were awarded monies to use toward college expenses. Harmony Fulwood and Zoe Zaiontz from East Central High School, Marissa Escamilla from Providence, Luke Sanchez from Somerset, and Francisco Vega from Sam Houston High School were this year's recipients.
 
Francisco Vega was also awarded the 2nd annual Mr. G. scholarship. Vega is pursuing his culinary arts degree at Drexel University. Mr. G was the owner of Mr. and Mrs. G’s Home Cooking Restaurant and longtime Rotarian. The scholarship was presented by his daughter Vicki.
 
Lifetime achievement awards were presented to Bob Murff and Dr. Dottie Williams. Murff joined the Rotary Club of San Antonio South in 1989, Williams joined in 1991. Both are three-time Paul Harris Fellows. For over 30 years they devoted their time, hard work and sacrificed much to make Rotary Club of San Antonio South what it is today.
 
The speaker for the night was Texas State Rep. John Lujan, House District 118. Lujan challenged the students and Rotarians to continue to do good in the world.
 
Money for the scholarships was raised through fundraising events throughout the year by the club, Night in Alamo Heights and a golf tournament were the primary fundraisers.
 

Rotary South Cleans Up

 
The Rotary Club of San Antonio South hit the highway to clean up their adopted highway area along SE Military Dr.
Wednesday, April 20, with the help of Adult and Teen Challenge of Texas the club collected around15 bags of trash.
Adopt-a-Highway is a Texas-born program that allows volunteers to adopt stretches of state-maintained roadway to conduct litter pickups.
Scholarships for Vocational Students

We also provide scholarships for vocational training. Executive director for The College of Health Care Professions Marco Aguinaga accepts check from club president, Randy Bullis.

SA South Brought Santa to Pre-K for SA Campus

The Rotary Club of San Antonio South sponsored two families for Christmas 2021. Both families have children that attend the Pre-K for SA South Education Center.

The children were thrilled to see Santa. “Santa where are your reindeer?”, asked four-year old Earnest with a mischievous gleam in his eye. Santa replied, “I had to leave them up north to get ready for Christmas Eve. “But Santa I really wanted to pet them”, said Earnest with a disappointed smile. 

Fighting Hunger & Feeding Hope

Mid-2020 as the pandemic raged on, many families were finding themselves in need as never before. The San Antonio Food Bank worked diligently thorough many local non-profits to alleviate family's needs. 
The Rotary Club of San Antonio South donated $1500 to help feed San Antonio families.