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 employ-ability skills. Dues $20
First meeting TBA in room C107 immediately after school.
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.
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: Mr. Miles Randolph
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”. There is a Google Form on the school website to join or you can see Mrs. Speed in the library. The Starfish Club 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 either meeting. The meeting schedule for 2020 is: January 21st pm & 24th am, February 11th pm & 14th am, March 10th pm & 13th am, April 21th pm & 24th am, and May 12th pm & 15th am.
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!
Meetings are 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each Month in room D222
Student Government Association of Sumter High School – Sponsor Dana Mitchell
Freshmen Class Sponsor -Ariel Wilkie
Sophomore Class Sponsor – Brian Wilson
Junior Class Sponsor – Dana Mitchell
Senior Class Sponsor – Kesha Coleman
Student Government Advisor – Dana Mitchell
SCASC District II Chair – Donte’ Coleman
SCASC District II Vice-Chair – Marilize Cornwell
Student Body President – Marilize Cornwell
Student Body Vice President – Hannah Merchant
Student Body Secretary – Meagan Jamison
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.