2018 RYLA Students Honored

The Colonial Park Rotary Club recently honored ten students from Central Dauphin High School, Central Dauphin East High School, Bishop McDevitt High School and the Dauphin County Technical School that attended the 58th annual “Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference” known as RYLA that was held June 10th – 14th at Messiah College in Grantham, PA. Representing Central Dauphin High School were Arjun Ray, Rosa Azzato and Taylor Brown. Representing Central Dauphin East High School were: Matthew “Matt” Egner and Judith “Judy” Kyei-Poku. Representing the Dauphin County Technical School were: Polina Rosas and Letrele Roberts. Representing Bishop McDevitt were: Luke Lombardi and Samantha “Sam” Knipple. Also honored was Lower Paxton Township resident Patrick Elter from Trinity High School. The five day RYLA Conference provides an intense leadership training program for outstanding young men and women from public and non-public secondary schools in Rotary District 7390 from the counties of Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York, Pennsylvania. The program focus was on the development of moral courage, the disposal and concentration of effort, a sense of priority, humor, good judgement and The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.


Front Row (L-R) Colonial Park Rotary Club President Dave White, Judith “Judy” Kyei-Poku, Rosa Azzato, Polina Rosas, Taylor Brown

Back row (L-R) Arjun Ray, RYLA Conference Chairman Gary Crissman, Patrick Elter and Matthew “Matt” Egner

Not pictured: Letrele Roberts, Luke Lombardi and Samantha “Sam” Knipple #futureleaders #rotaryofcolonialpar