Student Organizations

Beta Club
Sponsor:  Audrey Robinson

Rising seniors who have an overall B average (all high school courses taken) with no discipline infractions for the current school year (ISS or OSS) meet the criteria for the Beta Club. 

Mission Statement:  To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.

ACHIEVEMENT - Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement
CHARACTER - Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful
LEADERSHIP - Developing the leaders of tomorrow
SERVICE - Demonstrating our motto: Let Us Lead by Serving Others


Building Construction Club
Sponsor:  Chris Ketterman

Mission statement:  The mission of the Building Construction Club is to provide the students of UCCC’s Construction program with a valuable resource to the basic elements of the construction industry most notably: exposure, and hands on experience. The Club is student run and organized to provide an experience that reflects the concerns and interests of the student body itself.

Our goals:

  • Creating more interest in and understanding of the construction industry

  • Strengthening the confidence of students in themselves and their work

  • Encouraging members in the development of individual projects, which contribute to the improvement of home, business, and community
     

  • Encouraging and practicing efficient money management

  • Encouraging scholarship and promoting school loyalty

  • Facilitating the transition from school to work

Honor Roll
Sponsors:  Anna Roark and Beth Anthony

Students who have all As or all As and Bs for each 9 weeks are recognized with a sticker on their report card and name listed in the local newspapers.  Students who have honor roll for the first three quarters of the year are recognized as having Honor Roll for the year. These students are invited to the academic ceremony and receive recognition for their accomplishments. The grades for each quarter determine the honor roll status - not the semester grades.

HOSA club

Sponsor:  Ashley Jolly

Health Occupation Students of America--students who are interested in health care careers. We provide service project opportunities and leadership positions. You do not have to take CATE Health Science classes but would be helpful. The cost to join is $30/year.

The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science education students, therefore, helping the student meet the needs of the health care community.


Interact Club
Sponsor:  Ken Ellis

Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 12 to 18.  Interact clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting.  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.  

To be a member of Interact at UCHS, members must:

  • Be in the top 30 students of the junior or senior class (a senior who has dropped out of the top 30 will remain in the club as well) or be in the top 10 of the sophomore class
  • Attend meetings held the first Wednesday of every month at 7:30 a.m. in the library 
  • Complete 5 service hours per 9 weeks for a total of 20 hours by the end of the school year
  • Participate in the Rotary Dinner Theatre held in April
  • Pay $10 dues (includes breakfast at each meeting & a t-shirt)

 

Marching Band
Sponsor:  Jeff Key

Requirements:

  • Student must first attend all Spring Camp Activities the previous spring semester. 
  • Must be a current band student or colorguard members must complete the audition process. 
  • Students in marching band must be enrolled in the class for their instrument. 


National Honor Society
Sponsor:  Jessica Turner

The objective of this chapter is to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character in students of Union County High School.

Membership:  Membership is based on Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.

Scholarship:  A student must have and maintain a 90 average. Students must be a student of UCHS for at least one semester.

Service and Leadership: 

Service falls under four categories:  School Activities, Leadership, Community Activities/Service, Awards and Honors.  Below is the total number a student is required to have per grade level.

NHS Requirements

Sophomores

Juniors

Seniors

School Activities

5

4

3

Leadership

1

2

2

Community Activities/Service

4

3

3

Awards/Honors

2

2

2

Total Minimum Requirement

12

11

10

Character:  As a member of the UCHS National Honor Society, a student cannot have any major discipline infractions, to include ISS, OSS, or misdemeanor of a serious nature throughout their high school careers (grades 9-12)

Retaining Membership:  To retain a membership, each member shall complete thirty-six service hours each year (9 each nine weeks).  If a student fails to turn in service hours for a nine-week period he/she will be notified in writing that they are on probation. 

If a member makes a decided drop in scholarship, they will be warned in writing.  If at the end of the grading period, the average has not improved, the parent shall be warned, and if at the end of another grading period the member has not pulled up the necessary average, said member shall be dropped from the National Honor Society.

As a member, a student may not have any major discipline infractions, to include ISS, OSS, or misdemeanor of a serious nature.