The Zanesville Rotary Club honored seniors who have made great strides with the Phoenix Award. The Phoenix Award is presented to one senior from each high school in Muskingum County who has outstanding character, and who has overcome academic as well as personal obstacles. Award recipients received a plaque, certificate and a $100 check today at the Rotary’s luncheon meeting. Rotary representatives will also be doing a presentation at each senior’s high school. Award recipients included Matt McCarty of Tri-Valley High School, Sean Barnes of Bishop Rosecrans, Clint Hunt of Maysville, David Briggs of Zanesville, Angela Cunningham of West Muskingum, Melissa Duncan of John Glenn and Todd Blackstone of Philo.