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INTERACT at CCHS - Jr. Rotary Service Club

Conference in Pigeon Forge March 3rd - 5th Meet at CCRA at 7:50 A.M. Returning Sunday around 5 PM. 

NEXT MEETING March 15!  

  


 

                                                                                         Your 2016-2017 Club Officers!

How do we Interact at Coffee County Central?

 Current members, each year just pay your dues and update your info at this link: UPDATE MY INFO Returning member dues are only $15 for 2016-2017  New Member dues are $25.  All dues must be recieved by October 1st, 2016.  

(Dues Scholarships may apply for qualifying cantidates with financial need click here if you need scholarship assistance)

 

Monthly Meeting Minutes available under "Files" if you miss a meeting please read about what was discussed.

  

Seniors: 2017 Service and Academic Scholarship Applications are located under "Forms" Also please fill out the local scholarship form located here

 

 See the calendar for upcoming service projects and events

ALL MEMBERS Log your service hours here Any volunteer service should be logged even if it is not an "Interact Club" project.  We want to give you credit for all of your volunteer efforts.  We are looking at this for Interact Scholarships!!!!

 

Cilck this link for the printable 2016-17 Interact NOMINATION FORM DOWNLOAD

 

Stay informed & involved...

 

  • Like Us on Facebook!  
  • Check your school gmail account daily for possible Interact Club Announcements
    Click the "Files" link above For Membership, Convention, Meeting Notes, permission forms and other forms

 

 

 

 

What Is Interact?                      

Interact is Rotary International's service club for young people ages 14 to 18.  The goal of INTERACT is international service and to encourage and foster the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of youth united in the ideal of service.

Interact clubs organize a variety of projects and activities that depend primarily on the interests of club members. Within the Interact program, all clubs work to enhance leadership skills, serve their community, and expand international understanding. Together, these efforts ensure a balanced club program and provide important experience and opportunities for each Interactor's personal development.  Through these efforts, Interactors develop a network of friendships with local and overseas clubs and learn the importance of

  • Developing leadership skills and personal integrity
  • Demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others
  • Understanding the value of individual responsibility and hard work
  • Advancing international understanding and goodwill

As one of the most significant and fastest-growing programs of Rotary service, with more than 10,700 clubs in 109 countries and geographical areas, Interact has become a worldwide phenomenon. Almost 200,000 young people are involved in Interact. Interact also encourages students to travel abroad through Rotary Youth Exchange.  This is also the club to join if you wish to host or become an exchange student your junior year of High School.

Meetings: 

Monthly Club Meeting - 3rd Wednesday of each month 3:15-3:45 PM 

2016-2017 Officers:

  • Noah Watkins-  President
  • Ryan Benton - Vice President
  • Destiny Brown - Secretary
  • Riley Benton- Treasurer
  • Kate Craighead- Historian
  • Corey Walker- Sgt. At Arms 
  • Dr. LaDonna McFall- Rotary Advisor
  • Interact Faculty Advisors:
  •   Ms. Kandace Perry - CHS
  •   Mrs. Megan Benton - CCRA
  •   Mr. Andrew Meade - CCRA
  •   Ms. Kayla Knox - CCHS                                                                                                                                                                      Click Here to follow CCCHS Interact     

Our District is the Southwest Cluster 6780 Click Here to view the district website 

 

 

2016 - 2017 Theme

 

Our Pledge

                     The Four Way Test

                    (raise your right hand)

Of the things we say, think, or do:

Is it the truth?

Is it fair to all concerned?

Will it build goodwill and better friendships?

Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

 

 


Our Sponsoring Rotary Club is The Manchester Rotary Club 

Interact Guidelines

Interact is a dynamic program that has the potential to fuel a lifetime of service, here are the basic requirements:

  • Each Interact club must perform at least two service projects a year: one that benefits the school or community and one that furthers international understanding.
  • Interact clubs must have a Rotarian adviser who is a member of the sponsor Rotary club. This person must attend Interact club and board meetings and provide advice on organizing service projects, fundraising, and club administration. The Rotarian adviser also acts as a liaison between the Interact club and the sponsor Rotary club.
  • An Interact club can be school or community based. A community-based Interact club may draw members from several different schools within the territorial limits of the sponsor Rotary club. The Rotarian adviser must attend every meeting of a community-based club. A school-based club is subject to the policies and regulations governing all other organizations of that particular school. In most instances, a faculty counselor (who may or may not be a Rotarian) is appointed to work with the Interactors. In the case of a school-based club, the Rotarian adviser is only required to attend the Interact club's board meetings.
  • Interact clubs meet at least twice a month. To remain eligible for membership, Interactors must attend at least 60 percent of regularly scheduled meetings.
  • CCCHS Interact members are eligible by referral only - this means not just anyone may join Interact.  Nomination by a CCHS faclty member, Rotarian, or current Interact member is required.  Membership is subject to maintainace of a 2.5 GPA, 60% participation in meetings and functions, and members having NO ISD referrals.

IYouth Exchange logonteract Youth Exchange 

A program for those interested in becoming an exchange student.

The costs include:

$900 fee to cover expenses associated with your exchange

 $582  insurance (cost varies year to year but this was the cost for 2012-13)

 $1200 - $2800 open ended round trip plane ticket and visa

Click the link above or see Mrs. Benton or Ms. Perry for more info.  You must be an active Interact Club member.

Would Your Family Like To Host An Interactor?  Click Here


 

 Some Of The CCCHS Current & Past Projects Include:

Yearly Inter-club Project with Warren County in the river clean-up project 7/20/2013

 

 

Rotary & Interact Service Project  - Rotary Project Graduation Chicken in the Park 

 

Community Service Project  - Coffee County Humane Society Dog Adoption Days  

Community Service Project - Earth Givers and Bonnaroo Music festival 5/25/3013 helped retrofit 38 low income housing apartments with green lighting, low flow shower heads, pipe insulation and more. Helping lower the carbon footprint and utility bills

  

National Service Project - Purchased Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts 9/20/2013

School Service Project - 

International Service Project - Purple Pinkie Polio Eradication Trick or Treat Days 10/23 - 11-4   Click here to donate Online and Help Rotary Now!  Bill Gates will match our millions and you can give Online.     

Community Service Project- Safe On The Square Booth Cooperative Project with CCHS Beta Club 10-30-15 beginning 

   

 

Community Service Project -Senior Citizen Center Thanksgiving Cupcake Drop 

 

 

Community Service Project - Convoy of Hope 10/12/13

 

 

School Service Project Thanksgiving Food Baskets 1