Mother-Daughter Kunze Duo Share GRSP Experience

From left to right: Ralph Kunze, Julian Kunze, GRSP Class of 2022-23 Hannah Kunze,  Bunnie Richey, former GRSP TRustee Joe Richey and Andrea Reinhold-Kunze GRSP Class of 1989-1990 alumnae visit Savannah in August 2022.   Thirty-three years ago, Andrea Reinhold, now Kunze, boarded a plane from Germany to spend a year in Savannah, Georgia as […]

GRSP Scholars Study, Explore Oslo in Summer Session

Five college students from Georgia departed Norway early Friday morning agreeing their time together has been memorable, educational and went by far too fast. The Georgia Rotary Student Program (GRSP) scholarships were offered with a longstanding partnership with Rotarians of Oslo and the International Summer School at the University of Oslo. Sarah Grace Thompson (Berry […]

GRSP Elects New Officers for 2022-23

Georgia Rotary Student Program elected a new slate of officers for 2022-23 at GRSP’s Summer Trustee Meeting earlier this month. Michael (Mike) Sweigart of the Rotary Club of Duluth (D6910)moves up to serve as Chair and Ian Bond of the Rotary Club of Columbus has been elected to serve as Vice Chair. Both Mike and Ian have […]

GRSP’s Christiansen Embraces Augusta Experience

Georgia Rotary Student Program Amanda Christiansen of Denmark was particularly impressed to attend the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Tournament Saturday and followed the play of Amalie Leth-Nissen, the only Danish golfer in the field who happened to be playing with Anna Davis, the winner. Christiansen walked most of the course, including the famous Amen Corner […]

Five Georgia Students Selected to Represent GRSP at University of Oslo

Georgia Rotary Student Program Chair Bert Guy announced a total of five college students from Georgia have been selected as recipients to represent Districts 6900, 6910 and 6920 with scholarships offered by the Rotarians of Oslo, Norway for the International Summer School at the University of Oslo. Recipients include Sarah Grace Thompson of Peachtree City […]

Georgia Rotary Student Program Names Fields New Program Director

Georgia Rotary Student Program is excited to announce Katheryne Fields as its inaugural Program Director for Georgia Rotary Student Program, a critical leadership position that was identified by GRSP’s strategic plan. GRSP Chair Bert Guy shared the news at GRSP 75th Gala in Thomasville in January. Fields spent the past year as the marketing and […]

GRSP Celebrates 75 Years, Dedicates Peace Plaza & Will Watt Memorial Fountain

Georgia Rotary Student Program celebrated 75 years with a gala January 21 and dedication January 22 in historic Thomasville, home of GRSP founder Will Watt for the GRSP Peace Plaza and Will Watt Memorial Fountain. The celebrations were originally scheduled for August 2021 at Conclave and moved to the Winter Trustee Business Meeting in 2022. […]

Lariscy Retires, Named Administrator Emeritus

Sharing the sentiments from our Georgia Rotary Student Program’s Administrator Barbara Lariscy, it is with a mixture of joy and sadness that we bid adieu and wish her well December 30, 2021. Barbara, who has served as administrator for the past eight years, announced her plans to retire from GRSP effective Thursday. She has been […]

GRSP Office Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

The GRSP Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 25 & 26, 2021, in observation of Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume 9 a.m. Monday, November 29. The GRSP Executive Leadership Team and Staff wishes everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

GRSP Pivots to Virtual Conclave

Out of an abundance of caution, the leadership of Georgia Rotary Student Program (GRSP) in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Thomasville’s Conclave Committee decided to shift its in-person Conclave, the opening assembly for the incoming class, originally scheduled in Thomasville to a fully online format. While COVID-19 and the Delta Variant are changing the […]