Interact is Rotary International's service club for young people ages 14 to 18. Interact clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting. Shawnee High School's Interact Club is sponsored by the Medford-Vincentown Rotary Club.Each year, Interact members complete at least two large community service projects to promote local, national and international understanding and goodwill. Through these efforts, Interact members develop a network of friendships and learn the importance of
As one of the most significant and fastest-growing programs of Rotary service, with more than 10,700 clubs in 109 countries and geographical areas, Interact has become a worldwide phenomenon. Almost 200,000 young people are involved in Interact.
- Developing leadership skills and personal integrity
- Demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others
- Understanding the value of individual responsibility and hard work
- Advancing local, national and international understanding and goodwill