Zachary Coleman, Allison Harold, Jordan Losh
Rotary scholarships announced

2016 Scholarship winners
Three Rotary Scholars were recognized today. Pictured with family members are (left to right) Linda Thaxton, her granddaughter scholarship winner Jordan Losh, winner Allison Harold, Melissa Harold (her mother), winner Zachary Coleman, Susan Coleman (his mom), and Jack Coleman (his brother).

June 28, 2016

Zachary Jay Coleman, Allison Paige Harold and Jordan Miranda Losh were named today as college scholarship winners by Putnam Rotary.

  • Jordan Losh, a 2014 graduate of Hurricane High, will be a junior next fall majoring in education. She is on the Dean's LIst at Marshall University, where she has been assisted through the Promise Scholarship program. This is her third time to win a Rotary scholarship. She previously won a scholarship from Putnam Rotary in her sophomore year, and also two years ago upon high school graduation.

    Jordan is preparing to teach science at the secondary level. "I want to be a great teacher," she says. "The kind that kids remember years from now.

    "Science is a diverse field of study that is constantly changing. I look forward to being a part of it."

    Jordan is the granddaughter of Mike and Linda Thaxton. Linda has served as an assistant principal at Hurricane High.

  • Allison Harold, a 4.0 GPA graduate this spring from Winfield High, will attend Marshall University this fall to prepare to teach at the elementary level.

    Linda Rumbaugh, who mentored her in middle school, writes, "Ali bubbles with energy and enthusiasm, and she never shies away from difficult tasks or duties."

    Allison is the daughter of Melissa Harold of Eleanor.

  • Zach Coleman, a Hurricane High graduate, plans to study forensic science at West Virginia University.

    Counselor Cheryl Graham compliments his, "composure, poise, ambition and confidence. His manners are impeccable. He has challenged himself academically by taking a schedule packed full of Advanced Placement, honors and college courses.

    Zach is the son of Susan Coleman of Hurricane.

    Rachel Snerringer previously received a Rotary scholarship.

    Rotary supports student assistance through an annual golf tournament and the Chet Marshall 5K Run.

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