On June 11, 2019, the Rotary Club of Westfield honored 18 local students with a total of $99,000 in scholarships, in individual awards ranging from $2,000 to $15,000. The scholars were chosen based on criteria of academic excellence, financial need and commitment to community service in keeping with Rotary's motto of "Service Above Self."  Rotary scholarship committee chair Carl Peer stated that "As we reviewed the records of this year's scholarship applicants and met with them in person, we were awed by the achievements of the fine young men and women of our community." 
Since 1967, the Westfield Rotary scholarship program has awarded more than three million dollars in scholarships to local students. The scholarships are funded by the Westfield Rotary Club Foundation and by the Westfield FoundationThe Westfield Rotary Club Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation which benefits from the endowments of past Westfield Rotarians, and from the ongoing fundraising conducted on behalf of the foundation by the Westfield Rotary Club.
The honored scholars are shown below, along with the colleges they will be attending this fall:

Rotary Scholars 

Emily Wistner                                     Penn State University

Julianne Aronson                                Washington University

Lia Varga                                            University of Delaware 

Sloane Silverman                                Loyola University

Jaimie DeDea                                     Virginia Tech University   

Bob Maxwell Scholar 

Steven Zucker                                     Ithaca College 

Georgianna Pollack Scholar

 Kathyrn Armstrong                            University of Virginia

Chester A. Gerdes Scholar

Jack Gerris                                          Michigan State University

Henry Sturcke Scholars       

Margaret Kelly                                    Boston University

Rachel Harvey                                    The College of New Jersey

Lillian Paone                                       Ithaca College

Charles & Florence Wallace Scholars

Daniel Han                                          Rutgers University

Robert & Winifred Reed Law Scholarship

Emma Herber                                      William & Mary

Mackenzie Dulski                               Villanova University 

Robert & Winifred Reed Health Science Scholarships

Bridget Scaglione                                University of South Carolina             

Carlee Swanson                                  Sacred Heart University

Charles & Florence Wallace Scholars

Brianna Hatch                                     Washington and Lee University 

Lauren Kamienski                               University of Delaware