The Rotary of Ridgefield has named Ridgefield High School Senior Ian Davies Welch as its

2018 Scholarship winner in recognition of his very strong academic, extracurricular and

community service activities over the last 4 years. Ian embodies Rotary’s motto of “Service

Above Self”.

He is a member of National Honor Society, consistently achieved High Honors and received

several academic awards. In addition to the academics he co-founded RHS Astronomy Club,

a Founding member of RHS Robotics Club and rowed for the varsity since his freshman year.

His community activities included Keystone Club of Ridgefield, Open Space Trail

Winterization and Wildlife Conservation and assisted in the Red Cross Blood Drives.

Ian will be presented the Scholarship Award at the June 20 Ridgefield Rotary Meeting. Ian will

be attending University of Connecticut Storrs next year.

To learn more Ridgefield Rotary, its mission, its people and upcoming events visit us online at

www.ridgefieldrotary.org or on Facebook.