Rotary’s new leader-Martin will make a great president

Published 9:24 pm Tuesday, July 10, 2018

On Monday, the Selma Rotary Club gathered to welcome their newest leader.

Jerria Martin has the advantage of being a Selma native and knows what the community she has grown up in needs.

We agree with former Rotary President, David McCormack, who said that Martin has a commitment to the community she grew up in, and her main mission in life is to improve Selma and Dallas County.

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“She wants to make this whole place better. Every decision she makes and everything that she does is geared towards improving the lives of people in the community,” said McCormack.

She also is the director of Drug Free Communities of Dallas County, Director at Circle of Hope Ministries and Instructor of religion at Wallace Community College Selma.

Needless to say, she has a lot going on.

While her education took her far to places at Stillman College, Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary, she has found her way back home to contribute to the town that made her.

Much like Michael Johnson and others who bring their success back to the community, Martin is one that is more than just words and lets her actions of community involvement speak for itself.

We hope that her time as president of Rotary is successful.