Interactors Engage in Program Planning


Under the direct leadership of Interact President Kimberly Walker, supported and guided by a passionate group of educators and Rotarian advisors, the Manassas High School Interact Club commenced planning for academic year 2019 - 2020.  Students are leading, planning, and directing club activities.  

The Interact Executive Team consists of the following:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary 
  • Treasurer
  • Fundraising Committee Chair
  • Community Service Committee Chair
  • School Club Day Committee Chair
  • Interact Week Committee Chair
  • Recruitment Committee Chair

Proposed 2019 Closeout Events Include:

  •   Meeting between 2019 - 2020 Interact and Rotaract Presidents, September 2019
  •   Manassas High School Club Day, September 2019
  •   Haiti Medical Missions (Community Service), October 11 - 12, 2019
  •   Rotary National Polio Day (Community Service), October 24, 2019
    • Students from Manassas High School will walk around perimeter of school, wearing purple.  
    • Student participants will donate $1.00.  Proceeds donated to Polio Foundation
    • For more information, visit https://www.endpolio.org/
    • Point of Contact (POC):  Mrs. Retha Bell,  
  •   Video Production Project
    • Partnership with Black Lens Production, Shelby County Schools, Rotary Chapter of Memphis Central
    • Projected Start Date:  October 2019
    • Project Duration:  Nine months
  • Building Your Brand
    • Project Coordinator:  Rotarian Harriette Stevens
    • Projected Start Date:  October 2019
  •   World Interact Week and Induction Ceremony, November 4 - 10, 2019
    • 2019 Interact Induction Ceremony, November 5, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Manassas High School Auditorium
    • Partnering with Volunteer Memphis.  Community Service, Family Day, November 14 - 15, 2019.   Planning underway
  •   Interactive Video Project, December 1, 2019
    • Projected Submission Date:  November 22, 2019
  •   Christmas Holiday Community Service Project,  December 2019

2019 - 2020 Team Advisors are:

Rotarian Sandra K. Walls, Team Lead

Rotarian Karen Shea

Rotarian Patricia Milan-Shores

Rotarian Marty Petrusek

Rotarian Harriette Stevens

Rotarian Telise Turner, ex-officio

School Librarian Mrs. Retha Bell

School Basketball Coach Harris

School Football Coach Starnes

School Assistant Principal Robinson, ex-officio

School Principal Cooper, ex-officio

2019 - 2020 Partners include:

The RISE Foundation, Financial Literacy

School Board Commissioner Althea Greene

Black Lens Production, Video Production 

Volunteer Memphis, Community Service

First Tennessee Bank, Branding and Financial Literacy

CEO Ponya Dodson,.Domestic Violence