WEST SIDE ROWERS HONORED — West Side Rowers honored for the 2013 season were, from left, Will Downing, Rachel Hirschbeck, Tessa Yurko, Kellie Solowski of Hamburg, Eric Schifferle, Paul Scaduto, Andrew Gaulin and Matt Cosman. Missing from photo: Ashley Wodzinski of Lakeview and Zoey Binder.
Each year, the West Side Rowing Club holds an awards ceremony to commemorate another year of rowing excellence and to recognize individuals whose hard work and dedication have been an asset to the Club. In 2013, the Club recognized 10 young men and women with seven awards.
Among locals honored, the Melissa Hale Spencer Award, presented annually by Bill and Mary Ellen Cotter to an outstanding Club Woman, was given to Kellie Solowski of Hamburg. Also, receiving the Officer’s Award, presented for outstanding commitment to the WSRC mission, was Ashley Wodzinski of Lakeview.