Rachel Rogers, 2012 Young Heart Award Recipient


rachelrogersRachel Rogers moved to Rome from Hiawassee, Georgia in 2000 to attend Shorter College. She graduated from Shorter in 2004 with a major in Public Recreation Management and  a minor in Communications. Later she received a Master of Arts in Leadership.

Her involvement in the Rome and Floyd County community has included:

-Feed the Hungry Program at Thanksgiving
-Volunteer with the Open Door Home
-Mission Trip To Haiti
-Sponsors a child in  Zambia,Africa
-Volunteer in the Community Kitchen
-NAIA Football National Championship Host
-Clocktower Classic US Handcycling Event
Young Professionals of Rome
SSAC Conference Basketball Tournament
Tour de Georgia
Chi Phi Fraternity Advisor

“Rachel’s goal in life is to make a difference in the lives of others.  She does that every day with every person she comes in contact with.  She has done so much in helping others in her 29 years and is deserving of this award”– Kathy and David Mathis