The Henry "Hank" Sampson Memorial Award is given annually to an active Stillwater Rotary Club member who provides exceptional “service above self” to the Stillwater Rotary club in a given year.   (The committee to decide on the annual recipient shall be the current club President, the most recent Past President and the President elect.)
The award is based on the following criteria:
  • A Stillwater Rotary member in good standing
  • A member who plays multiple significant roles in the club
  • Demonstrates the qualities of “Service above Self”
  • Has provided extraordinary service to the club in the current Rotary year
    This award is named in memory of Henry “Hank” Sampson (1929-2008), who was a long-time community servant to the Stillwater Area.  He was a Stillwater Rotarian for 44 years.  At the time of his sudden death, Hank was the Chair of the Public Relations Committee, Club Historian and the Chair of the Stillwater Rotary Foundation.  This award was created in 2008, the year of his death, in honor of his memory and lifetime commitment to the Rotary ideals.