Rotary Presents Array Of Awards At Peace Ceremony

Student winners Vanessa Phan (SMART Award) and Haley Askey (essay winner) of Palm Beach Central High with Dahlia Rubinowicz (essay winner) of Wellington High School.

The Rotary Club of Wellington and the Village of Wellington hosted a World Peace Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 22 at Wellington Rotary Peace Park. The local event coincides with the United Nations International Day of Peace. Each year, awards are given to students in the Wellington area for essays, posters, poems and more. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Color Guard started the event, which included a proclamation by Wellington Mayor Anne Gerwig and a performance by the Traditions choir from Palm Beach Central High School.