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Black Heritage Club – Sponsor Kashia Richardson

Thank you for your interest in the Black Heritage Club. The purpose of the club is to heighten the awareness of contributions made by African Americans in today’s society, to learn to make a positive impact on society through service, and to foster a spirit of pride and community in its members while learning about our heritage. The Black Heritage Club has great things planned this year, but we cannot accomplish them without YOU!

The dues for the Club are $5 a month.

Black Heritage Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

Drama Club & International Thespian Society – Sponsor Mr. Melton
Drama Club meets every Tuesday after school until 5:00 pm. in the Drama Room.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Sponsor: TBD

FCA is student-led worship, food, and fellowship.

FCA Values: Our relationships will demonstrate steadfast commitment to Jesus Christ and His Word through Integrity, Serving, Teamwork and Excellence.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) – Sponsor Torey Shannon 
FBLA is intended to encourage students to learn leadership skills and employability skills.  Dues $20

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Interact Club – Sponsor: TBD
The Interact Club is sponsored by the Sumter Sunrise Rotary Club

Our motto is “Service Above Self”
We raise fundraisers for Pennies for Patients and the “Gift of Life,” and every October, we help the Rotary Club with the 5K at the Rotary Plaza on Main Street.  Other activities, such as the State Interact Convention will be talked about when our President calls the first meeting.

Junior Civitan – Sponsor Mr. Austin 

Junior Civitan is a community service organization for students. Junior Civitan members seek to meet the needs of our world and promote progress in a world of change. You can be a part of Sumter High School Junior Civitan club’s commitment to making a difference. Junior Civitan clubs make the world a better place through local projects, outreach programs, volunteering at their schools, and helping people with developmental disabilities. Junior Civitan clubs make the world a better place through local projects, outreach programs, volunteering at their schools, and helping people with developmental disabilities. For many years we’ve participated with FunFest, , DanceAThon, and other events to raise funds for Cancer Research, Alzheimer’s Research, and Camp Burnt Gin here in Sumter.  If interested in being a part of Junior Civitan please complete the Jr Civitan Membership Application.

Membership is open for all Sumter High School students.  Junior Civitans meet after school on Thursdays in D111.


Junior Civitan Club President: Ms. Emily Toth

Junior Civitan Club Vice President: Ms. Anne Jackson Scott

National Honor Society – Sponsor Hannah Riggs

The Sumter High School chapter of the National Honor Society is a group of academically elite juniors and seniors who contribute their service to the school and community. Each spring, sophomores and juniors of eligible academic standing are invited to apply to be part of NHS and join in this community service-oriented club. We encourage all students who wish to join NHS to keep their grades up in order to be eligible, and to look for opportunities to contribute to their communities on their own.

For any questions, please email Ms. Hannah Riggs at
New Praise Chorale & Gospel Choir – Sponsor: TBD
Prom Committee & Junior Class Student Government – Sponsor Dana Mitchell
Prom Committee meets every Tuesday at 8:10 in D224.
Starfish Club – Sponsor Ronda Speed
The Starfish Club participates in monthly “Random Acts of Kindness”.  Please complete the Starfish Club Google Form if you are interested in joining.  You can email Mrs. Speed in the library if you have any questions.  When meeting at school, the Starfish Club typically meets the second week of the month, during that week there are two meeting to accommodate student schedules, Tuesday @ 3:45 pm and Friday 9:00 am.  Students are welcome to join either meeting.

Sumter High School Key Club International – Sponsor Sharon McQuiller
The SHS Key Club International which is a self-governing, student-led organization, that promotes character and leadership is sponsored by the Sumter Kiwanis.
Motto: Caring – Our Way of Life!  If interested in being a part of Key Club please complete the KEY CLUB APPLICATION.
Meetings are 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month in room D222.

Student Government Association of Sumter High School – Advisor Dana Mitchell
Freshmen Class Sponsor – Vacant
Sophomore Class Sponsor – Brian Wilson
Junior Class Sponsor – Dana Mitchell
Senior Class Sponsor – Kesha Coleman
Student Government Advisor – Dana Mitchell
SCASC District II Chair – Caitlyn Pritchard
Student Body President – Hannah Merchant
Student Body Vice President- Caitlyn Prichard 
Student Body Secretary – Madison Moore
Senior Class President- Brianna Davis 
Junior Class President- Mia Bagwell
Sophomore Class President-  Kerrington Pinckney
Freshman Class President- Journey Wright
The purpose of the Sumter High School Student Government is to unify the student body, to encourage democracy, to develop good leadership, to promote citizenship, to provide a medium for student expression, to coordinate and improve student activities, to establish a spirit of cooperation among students and faculty members to develop a school orientation program, and to improve inter-school relationships.  Membership of the Sumter High School Student Government consists of officers elected by the student body, representatives, senators appointed by the Student Government Sponsor, the student body vice president-elect, the outgoing student body vice president, parliamentarian, and standing committee chairmen appointed by the student body president.  All of these members must meet and maintain the qualifications and duties outlined in the Constitution of the Student Government of Sumter High School.