Paducah Tilghman seniors Grace Bakehouse and Zach Ybarzabal have been named PTHS Rotary Scholars of the month for October 2020. The Paducah Rotary Club selects scholars from area seniors who demonstrate strong leadership, academic excellence, and service to community.
Grace is captain of the PTHS cheer team and vice-president of Future Business Leaders of America.She is a member of Beta Club, National Honor Society, Student Council, and Interact. She has traveled on the El Salvador trip for two years with Interact.Grace has danced with Center Stage Dance Academy for 11 years. After graduation Grace plans to attend the University of Memphis to study Biomedical Engineering. Her parents are Mike and Amy Bakehouse.
Zach is president of the PTHS Pep Club and president of Future Business Leaders of America. He is a member of Interact, National Honor Society, Beta Club, and Student Council. He participated in Paducah Chamber Youth LEAD, the Mayor's Intern Program, and Paducah Pathfinders. He is an alumnus of the Governor's School for Entrepreneurs. Zach works at Bike World. He is a captain for the Paducah/McCracken County Area High School Mountain Biking Team. After graduation Zach plans to attend a four year university and major in Environmental Studies. His parents are Steve and Susan Ybarzabal.