Key Club is a student-led, high school organization that aims to “make the world a better place through service,” as written on keyclub.org.
The following questions were answered by Emilia Patalita, the President of Key Club at J-DHS.
- What is Key Club’s mission statement?
Key Club is an outreach club that aims to serve and give back to our local community through various fundraisers and activities, while creating new friendships and opportunities for our members.
- Who are Key Club’s officers?
President – Emilia Patalita, Vice President – Nina Dermody and Lili Linder, Treasurer – Natalie Goodson and Addie Anello, Secretary – Kate Barclay, DOC – Catherine Durkin and Olivia Lemondes.
- What does Key Club do?
Key Club organizes and executes fundraisers and volunteer services to give back to our community.
- What kind of students would like to be involved in Key Club?
Key Club members should be ambitious, collaborative, and community minded young adults.
- What are Key Club’s goals for this next year?
Our goal is to benefit as many people in our community as possible while building a club that provides opportunities for its members.
- Why do you think it’s important for students to get involved in Key Club?
Key Club is unique in the way in which it benefits those outside of the direct J-D community. It is important for students to learn to serve others and see the impact they can make in their local community. Our club also offers the opportunity to acquire volunteer hours, something that will be required for students throughout their high school careers.
- Any other information that you feel is important to potential members?
We encourage you to sign up for Key Club and see what we do for yourselves! Key Club will provide you with many new opportunities, and will help you to build an impressive activity resume. We are always welcoming new members and are very excited to see what this year has in store for our club. We usually meet once a month to plan our next events, please feel free to contact any officer if you have any questions!