Thomas Worthington High School graduate Ashley Fournier has been awarded the first grand prize scholarship from the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club.

Thomas Worthington High School graduate Ashley Fournier has been awarded the first grand prize scholarship from the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club.

Fournier and four other recent graduates of Worthington and Dublin high schools were presented Dublin-Worthington Rotary Scholarships at the club's meeting on June 10.

The club awards scholarships every year, but this is the first grand prize, which was created in memory of Mark Eisenman and David Greenlee.

Eisenman died March 19, 2008 and Greenlee died Feb. 19, 2009. Both served on the scholarship committee and were "icons of Rotary," according to Rotarians who spoke at the meeting.

Their widows, Dorie Eisenman and Mary Greenlee, were guests of honor at the scholarship presentation.

Value of the grand prize is $4,000. The other four scholarships are worth $2,000 each.

Fournier achieved a 4.09 grade-point-average at Thomas Worthington. She was a camp counselor, editor of the newspaper, ran cross country and belonged to the Thespian Club.

She plans to attend Ohio State University and major in English and minor in Spanish.

The other scholarships went to Kelly Brothers, a graduate of Dublin Jerome High School, who plans to attend Wittenberg University to study biology and computer science; Julie Davis, who graduated from Thomas Worthington and plans to attend OSU to study speech pathology; Brittany McDonald, who graduated from Dublin Coffman High School and plans to attend OSU to study biology and political science; and Patrick Hart, who graduated from Dublin Scioto High School and plans to attend Miami University to study finance.