Club History

1957 - Chartered Thursday Jan. 24th, 1957 MayFair Cafeteria 22 Charter Members. On 3/10/1957 young whipper snapper & decorated WWII Veteran Buck Campbell is inducted as the first new member after the charter– 54 years of perfect attendance since.

1958 - 1st Picnic held at the MayFair Farm on Highway 220 North on Friday, July 25. Catered by the Brown Summit Monticello Church--picnic still catered by same church.

1959 - City of Greensboro partnership on the Student of the Month Awards known as the Student Improvement Awards today. 53rd Annual Awards - 2012

1974 - 1st District 7690 Governor from Summit - James E. Toler

1979 - 2nd District 7690 Governor from Summit Tom McKnight

1983 - 3rd District 7690 Governor from Summit Buck Campbell


1987 - McKnight Scholarships - began with $500.00 from Buck Campbell and Flash to 2012 - $300,000.00 in fund. 15 High Schools 16 Scholarships

1987 - 4th District 7690 Governor from Summit - Worth B. Hull

1980's - 5th District Governor from Summit – Former Member Howard Ezell was DG of District 6760 in Tennessee.

1980's - 6th District Governor from Summit - Former Charter Member Paul Wilson was DG in South Carolina.

1993 – 1st Trip to Moscow- Terry Ball, Mike Sigmon, Phil Johnson, - Established a Sister Club relationship

1993 – 1st Fully Paid PHF Club – Flash to April 2008 – Summit helps 5 clubs with foundation points to create 1st 100% PH District in the world

1994 – 1st Rotaract Club in District at UNCG sponsored by Summit.

1995 – Arden Alverson – Summit heavily involved with 6 Million dollar Eastside Park project.

1998-99 – Terry Ball first female President. Summit wins its 1st Gold Club Award.

2000 – Won the Newsletter Award – Ray Alley & Mary Harshey. The award has been won numerous times through the years. In 2012 Summit won again--the District Newsletter Award is being retired.

2007 – Buried time capsule at Greensboro College. Celebrated 50 year anniversary at Green's Supper Club

2008 – Inducted Double Foundation Alumni – John Longphre, Former Youth Exchange Student and Ambassadorial Scholar

2009 – Tsunami Relief - $20,000.00 raised by Drew Cannady with contributions and a Bread & Soup Meal

2011-2012 – Erey & 100% sustaining – have named 483 PH Fellows - Club wins 14th consecutive Gold Club Award (1 of 5 clubs in District 7690 with this honor)

July 2012 – Laurie Scotten organized the effort to feed 600 kids 4 days a week for the month of August.

Feb 2013 – Cindi Hewitt and others helped organize and coordinate tens of thousands of meals to be packed for the "Meals of Hope" program to feed hungry children in Guilford County.

May 2015 – Our annual club fundraiser raised over $72,000 for charities in our community. The largest we've ever raised thanks to Bruce Atkinson's fundraiser leadership and the generous members who participated with their time and their money.

2016 – Several of our members of our club, Allen Rembert, Terry Ball, and Mike Sigmon were asked to attend District 1650 Conference in Rennes, France to discuss continued join projects with the Moscow Club. Also to celebrate Russia's 25th Anniversary of Rotary in the country Claudia Cannady, Allen Rembert and Mike Sigmon traveled to meet with the Moscow club.

Past Presidents:

Robert Boyd Morris 56-57

William Okerson 57-58

Thomas E. McKnight 58-59

Harry B. Hoffman 59-60

George W. Kirzinger, Jr. 60-61

Edward P. Bradley 61-62

Glenn H. Campbell 62-63

Samuel T. Oliver 63-64

Randolph M. Kabrich, Jr.64-65

John W. Allgood-65-66

David M. Clark-66-67

William S. Cross, Jr. 67-68

Franklin A. Snyder 68-69

Paul Wilson 69-70

Tom Atkinson 70-71

James E. Toler 71-72

Bob Newton 72-73

Bob Harned 73-74

Mashall Simon 74-75

Jack T. Holt 75-76

Bob Midgett 76-77

D.O. Tise 77-78

Henry Gabriel 78-79

Leo Costello 79-80

Dick Forrester 80-81

W. B. Hull 81-82

Howard L. Ezell 82-83

Philip Lucado 83-84

Tony Montana 84-85

Buck Johnson 85-86

Bill Ozment 86-87

Bernard Shepherd 87-88

Neil Koonce 88-89

Pete Cross 89-90

Regi Blackburn 90-91

Hugh Williams 91-92

Phil Johnson 92-93

Mike Sigmon 93-94

Jim Jones 94-95

Arden Alverson 95-96

Mike Wagoner 96-97

Bruce Cantrell 97-98

Terry Ball 98-99

Dave Alexander 99-00

Greg Ashley 00-01

Bob Hunt 01-02

Jerry Clark 02-03

Arvi Kivi 03-04

Howard Arbuckle 04-05

Michael J. Woyahn 05-06

Joe Kelly, Jr. 06-07

Squeak Johnson 07-08

Michael Hull 08-09

Claudia Cannady 09-10

Eddie Vaughn 10-11

Allen Rembert 11-12

Cindi Hewitt 12-13

Brooks Haworth 13-14

Jay Brennan 14-15

Rick Pinto 15-16