Draughn High School

Interact Club meets the 4th Friday, 7:30-7:50 am, in the auditorium. Next Meeting: Oct 27. The club is open to any student interested in challenging themselves to reach their full potential.

Leadership Practice for September –  Each door you pass through, make sure you are standing straight, holding your head high and have a smile or pleasant look on your face.

Service Calendar

Sat, October 28 – Walk to End Alzheimer’s (join Rotarians and other Interact Clubs’ members – team name – Valdese Rotary and Interact) There is no cost to participate in the walk, please register online

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

  • Sept 22
  • Oct 27
  • Dec 1 (to cover Nov and Dec breaks)
  • Jan 26
  • Feb 23
  • Mar 23
  • Apr 27
  • May 25

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 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)

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