Paducah Tilghman seniors Grace Raber and Lance Butler have been named PTHS Rotary Scholars of the month for September. The Rotary Club selects scholars from area seniors who demonstrate strong leadership, academic excellence, and service to community.
Raber is a member of the PTHS academic team, Future Problem Solvers team, Speech and Debate team, and National Honor Society. She is an AP scholar and an alumna of the Governor's Scholar Program. She volunteers with Paducah Parks Department and served on the Kentucky Education Commissioner's Student Council. After graduation, Grace hopes to attend the University of Chicago and pursue a pre-med major. Her mother is Lisa Hill.
Butler is a National Merit Semifinalist. He is a member of the varsity Academic Team, the varsity Mock Trial team, Future Business Leaders of America, Student Council, Beta Club, FCA, and the National Honor Society. He also is a member of the school's newspaper staff, PTHS Student Ambassadors, and the math and science competition teams. He serves on Tilghman's football team as both kicker and punter; he earned a spot on the all-purchase team and all-state honors following his junior year. He is an AP Scholar and an alumnus of Kentucky Governor's Scholar Program. He serves as a student intern for the Paducah Human Rights Commission, is a graduate of the Chamber of Commerce's Youth LEAD program, and was named a Kentucky Commonwealth Ambassador. Butler attends Lone Oak Church of Christ. After graduation, Lance plans to attend a four year university and major in math and finance. He is the son of Lori and Danny Butler.