Shady Side Academy senior Ezekyel Roberts has been awarded a $4,000 Bob Williams Memorial Rotary Scholarship by the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh. Roberts was presented with a scholarship plaque by Rotary Club member and SSA past parent Alvin Filstrup at Senior School assembly on Monday, May 14.
Roberts is one of 10 awardees of a Bob Williams Rotary Memorial Scholarship in 2018. Bob Williams was a prominent member of the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh. He had to work to help pay for college expenses and went on to become one of the top lawyers in Pittsburgh. Shortly before his untimely death, he and his family established an endowment to assist students like him realize their dreams.
This year, the Bob Williams Rotary Memorial Scholarship Program awarded 10 scholarships of $4,000 each to students throughout the greater Pittsburgh area. This year's applicant pool came from 23 different high schools.
Roberts will attend the University of Pittsburgh next year to study engineering.