In 20,372 Interact Clubs across 159 countries, almost half a million high school students connect with leaders in their community and around the world to: Take action to make a difference in their school and community Discover new cultures and promote international understanding Become a leader in their school and community Have fun and make new friends from around the world Interact clubs organize at least two projects every year, one that helps their […]
The JCHS Interact Club participated in two major fundraising efforts during the school year 2016-2017 to raise funds for a child in Haiti they have sponsored for 5 years. Along with Interact students from Bob Jones High School, they worked at a face painting booth at the Madison Street Festival. This event raised over $180. During Valentines Day, the students raised another $200 from their 4th annual Valentine’s Day flower sale.
The Rotary Clubs of Greater Huntsville, Downtown Huntsville, and Madison announce thta RYLA 2018 will be held January 25th – 27th at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. RYLA is a leadership training program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors in Rotary District 6860 of Northern Alabama. The two night, three day program focuses on leadership, team building and an introduction to Rotary objectives and values. For more information, email [email protected] […]
Providing motivational and inspirational guest speakers is just one of the many facets of Rotary’s Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). Pictured above is Joanna White as she works with RYLA students on project presentation skills. Judge Sybil Cleveland, at the right, speaks about leadership and the judicial system.
RYLA 2017 was a rousing success. Three Rotary Clubs in North Alabama – Huntsville, Greater Huntsville, and Madison – joined the Huntsville community Rotaract Club in hosting this year’s event at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center on January 26 – 28. RYLA 2017 invited 117 high school leaders from across North Alabama to engage in learning about Rotary’s mission, leadership, and service. Rotary Club of Madison sponsored 11 students’ participation in the program. […]
Bob Jones and James Clemens Interact members spent this beautiful fall Saturday supporting the Madison Street Festival by providing a fun activity for children – face painting! Proceeds from the booth will support the service projects of the high school clubs. The Festival is the largest event the city hosts every year providing musical entertainment, activities, food, and the opportunity to purchase items made locally.
Garrett Paschal, above left, and Colby Huskey represented Madison at Rotary Youth Leadership Awards at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Paschal and Huskey are members of Interact Club at Bob Jones High School. They joined teenagers from across North Alabama for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program. This annual leadership conference is hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Madison, Downtown Huntsville and Greater Huntsville at U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville.
Mr. Larry Scott, uncle of Rachel Scott who was killed in the Columbine School shooting disaster, presents to RYLA students and encourages them to look for the best in others. More information can be found on “Rachel’s Challenge” at the website www.rachelschallenge.org
The Rotary Club of Madison sponsored 11 teenagers from James Clemens, Bob Jones and St. John Paul II Catholic high schools and Madison and Westminster Christian academies to attend the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). All clubs in Rotary District 6860, which covers North Alabama were eligible to sponsor scholars. This year, 106 sophomores, juniors and seniors attended and stayed on-site at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.