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Middlesex High Key Club dominates district awards

MHS Key Club members at the Capital District Convention included, from left, Cydney Fisher, Rachel Hudnall, Maggie Hall, Matt Owens, Russell Hall and McKenna Millington.
The Middlesex High School Key Club sent six members to the Capital District Convention at the Hyatt-Regency in Crystal City March 19-21. About 1,000 delegates from the 140 clubs of the Capital District were in attendance. The district consists of over 14,000 members in schools in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia.

The convention consists of leadership training, forums, motivational speakers, a service fair, recognition of club achievements, club contests, and the election of next year’s Capital District Board. Winning contest entries advance to competition at the Key Club International Convention in Memphis, Tenn., this summer.

The Middlesex club won first place for their Single Service Project report, second place for their non-traditional scrapbook, and second place for their club video. All three will advance to international competition.

The club’s Major Emphasis Project report received an honorable mention.

The club had the highest point total in the club achievement report, receiving Diamond level recognition for the eighth consecutive year. Only one other club in the district received Diamond level. Along with the club’s Partners in Service recognition (eight clubs in the district), achievement will be recognized in Memphis.

 Individually, Maggie Hall was recognized as a Distinguished Club President and McKenna Millington was recognized as a Distinguished Club Vice President. Russell Hall was recognized with the Division 4B Above and Beyond Award for club member service.The club was recognized for participation in both the Governor’s Project and the District Project.

At the closing session, Matt Owens was retired from the District Board and Russell Hall was installed as Lieutenant Governor of Division 4B.

Attending the convention were Maggie Hall, McKenna Millington, Matt Owens, Russell Hall, Cydney Fisher, Rachel Hudnall and advisor Bill Murray.

posted 03.24.2010

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