Front Royal Rotary Club honors two area athletes

Ronnie Clifton

The Rotary Club of Front Royal has announced recipients of its Student Athlete of the Year award.

Ronnie Warren Clifton was named the 2015 John K. Marlow Student Athlete. He plans to attend Lenoir Rhyne University in the fall. He will major in business and play football.

Autumn Michelle Troxell was named the 2015 Heidi Noel Moore Student Athlete. She plans to attend Randolph College in the fall. She will major in biology and will play volleyball.

In 2013 the club announced the creation of a scholarship fund for the awards through the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley. In addition to a plaque, the honorees received an award of $250. Over $4,000 has been raised to date. Anyone wishing to make a donation to the fund should contact Doug Stanley at 540-622-4848.