Covington Rotary Club recently hosted winning students and their parents for an awards luncheon at Dakota Restaurant in Covington. The students spoke about their recent academic and extracurricular accomplishments, as well as their plans for the future.

Scholarship winner Alex Varisco, from Covington High, was accompanied by her mother, Kelly Varisco.

Rotary Youth Leadership Award winner Dominick Vega, from Northlake Christian School, was accompanied by parents, Reginald and Jenni Vega.

Covington Rotary’s first outbound Rotary Youth Exchange student Ethan Van Sant, a recent graduate of Covington High, attended with his mother, Elizabeth Van Sant, who is also a Rotary Club member.