Student Service Above Self Program 



May 13, 2019 at the Valley Dale Ballroom

Celebrating the 2018-2019 high school community service activities
at a special Columbus Rotary luncheon


  • Provide a showcase for community service projects conducted by student teams from all 21 Columbus City high schools and an opportunity for students to discuss their projects with Fair attendees. (See “Participation” below.) 
  • Honor all projects including an exemplary project from each school and several special recognition projects.
  • Recognize CCS faculty members who served as community service project advisors.
  • Salute corporate and individual financial supporters and community organization partners.
  • Award various Rotary scholarships totaling more than $50,000.

Participation ---- 400 people as guests including:

  • Three students and one faculty advisor from each community service team (typically three teams per school), high school principals, and the Career & Community Resource coordinators.
  • CCS Board of Education members and administrators.
  • Representatives from community organizations that collaborated with one or more student community service teams.
  • Representatives from corporate financial supporters and individual financial supporters.
  • Scholarship recipients.
  • Rotarians and various other community leaders.


10:45a.m. – Preparation              
Students arrive and set up project display boards.
11:00a.m-Noon – Project Displays
Fair attendees view the project displays and engage students in conversations about: project goals, activities, impact/results and personal learning through participation in community service and civic engagement.
Noon-1:15p.m. – Rotary Luncheon
Recognize all community service projects; hear several student presentations and commendations by community leaders; salute corporate supporters; present Rotary scholarships.

High School Fair Program

Click here to see the 2017 High School Fair Program with descriptions of the 2016-2017 community service projects.
Click here to see the 2018 High School Fair Program with descriptions of the 2017-2018 community service projects.

High School Fair Video

View a short video featuring highlights of the 2018 High School Fair below:
View a short video featuring highlights of the 2017 High School Fair below:
Questions? Contact Rick Studer, Program Coordinator