Draughn High School

Officers: Gao, President; Jonathan, VP; Elizabeth, Secretary, Emily – Club Administrator

Interact Club meets the 4th Friday, 7:30-7:50 am, in the auditorium. Next Meeting: Apr 27. 

Service: 
April 21 5:15 until – Rotary Annual Auction (Mt Calvary)
April 22 – JIRC Residents to Service – 10 – 11 am

Regular Meetings (4th Friday, 7:30-7:50 am) in the Auditorium 

  • Apr 27, May 25

Top Point Recipients for 1st 9 weeks: Jonathan Mercer 17, Elizabeth Barus 13, Emily Rees 13

Top Point Recipients for 2nd 9 weeks: Emily Rees 13, Gaomong Lo 10,
Gillian Abee-Freeze 7

Point System (5 points required Sept-Dec and 7 points required Jan-Jun)

  • Attending a Meeting (on time, present for full meeting) – 1 point
  • 1 hour of a Rotary Service Project (or recommended) – 2 points
  • Completion of an item (turn in money for walk, breakfast tickets) – 1 points

An Interact Award will be given every 9 weeks at AE to the 3 students with the top points.

Fri, September 22 – Meeting (1 pt each): Elizabeth Barus, Jonathan Mercer, Lily Xiong, Emily Rees, Sarah Huff, Mackenzie Pritchard, Aiden Hunt, TJ Bumgarner, Navaeh Williams,
Lilie Williams, Haley Lowman, Esmeralda Michel, Haley Finney, Sam Woody, Katie Icard, Kristen Stamos, Mattie Genoe, Gaomong Lo, Emma Malmsten, Gillian Abee-Freeze, Kaitlyn Thongthepsomphou, Mattie Waddell

Fri, September 15 – Sell 50/50 Raffle tickets: Jonathan Mercer (4 pts)
Fri, September 22
 – Sell 50/50 Raffle tickets: Haley L – 5 pts ($86 split between HMS & DHS)
Sat, September 23 – Garden Workday: Emily R- 4pts, Elizabeth B- 4 pts, Aiden H 4-pts.
Sat, October 7 – Consignment Sale – Sarah H – 4 pts
Oct – Bought a t-shirt – 1 pt each to: Jonathan M, Lily X, Gaomong, Mattie G, Emma M, Haley L, Sarah H, Eva A, Elizabeth B, Macy F, Lillie W, Gillian,
Oct 4 and 11 – Parade Poster – Haley Lowman (1 pt), Parade Participate – Elizabeth B (2 pt) and Kaitlyn Roberts (2 pts)
Oct – Sold Breakfast Tickets –
Sat, October 14 –Worked Breakfast – Elizabeth Barus (4 pts), Gaomong Lo (6 pts), Emily Rees (6 pts), Jonathan Mercer (8 pts)
October 27 – Weekend Backpacks (breakfast/granola bars) – Elizabeth, Jonathan, Emily R, Mackenzie P (1 pt each)
October 27 Mtg – Elizabeth Barus, Jonathan Mercer, Emily Rees, Sarah Huff, Mackenzie Pritchard, Aiden Hunt, Gaomong Lo, Gillian Abee-Freeze, Kaitlyn Thongthepsomphou, Mattie Waddell

Top Point Recipients for 1st 9 weeks
Jonathan Mercer 17
Elizabeth Barus 13
Emily Rees 13


2nd 9 weeks

Oct 28 – Alzheimer’s Walk – Emily R (4 pts participating in walk + 1 pt raising money – $110)
Oct 31, Treats in the Streets Emily R, Gao, Macie F (2 pts each)
Nov 12 – BREAD Food Ministry – Gillian, Gao, Jonathan (2 pts each)
Nov – Help Burke Sunrise – Gillian (6 pts), Gao, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn (2 pts each)
Nov 14 Rotary Meeting – Emily, Elizabeth, Jonathan, Gao (1 pt)
Dec 1 – Meeting – Kaleb S, Jonathan, Lily X, Elizabeth B, Gillian, Aiden H, Lillie W, Haley L (1 pt)
Dec 1 – Brought in coats – Elizabeth B (1 pt)
Sunday, Dec 3 – Chapel Push  – Emily R, Gao (4 pts each)

Donut Sales help – Mattie W, Haley L, Jonathan, Gao, Kaitlyn T, Aiden H, Lily X, Sarah H, Johnny M, Allyson M, Lillian W, Kaleb S, Maddie M, Esmeralda M (2 pt)

Top Point Recipients for 2nd 9 weeks
Emily Rees – 13
Gaomong Lo – 10
Gillian Abee-Freeze – 7

Other points to note – Elizabeth Barus – 5, Jonathan Mercer – 5


3rd Nine Weeks

Jan 26 Meeting – Mattie W, Haley L, Jonathan, Gao, Kaitlyn T, Aiden H, Lily X (1 pt)
Feb 23 Meeting – Aiden, Elizabeth, Gillian, Haley, Jonathan, Lilie W, Nevaeh W
Helping with Foster Kid Bags Gao (8 pts), Jonathan (6 pts)
Mar 3 Cleanup – Elizabeth, Lily X (4 points each)

Points (as of 12/07) need 5 by Dec 31

Emily Rees 26
Jonathan Mercer 22
Elizabeth Barus 19
Gaomong Lo 18
Gillian Abee-Freeze 10
Haley Lowman 9
Sarah Huff 7
Aiden Hunt 7
Lily Xiong 3
Mackenzie Pritchard 2
TJ Bumgarner 1
Navaeh Williams 1
Lilie Williams 3
Kaitlyn Thongthepsomphou 3
Mattie Genoe 2
Emma Malmsten 2
Kaitlyn Roberts 2
Mattie Waddell 2
Kaleb S 1

Interact’s focus is

  • Leadership Development
    Monthly meetings will include professionals from the community sharing about their careers and teaching leadership skills.
  • Community Service
    -Opportunities offered for a chance to give back and broaden one’s outlook.

Rotary Club of Valdese will also sponsor the Worthy Wildcat Awards every 9 weeks – a student determined by each department who exhibits excellence in character and in service using the Four Way Test of Rotary. Award will be presented at a Rotary Lunch meeting.

Faculty Sponsors –  Kent Loomis and Lillian Modak
Rotary Sponsors – Beth Heile (bzheile@gmail.com) and Kristina Mercer