RTHS Key Club visits RMS Builders Club

Bench collaboration planned

Posted 2/24/22

On Feb. 14, the Rochelle Township High School Key Club visited the Rochelle Middle School Builders Club. Kiwanis Golden K sponsors both clubs.

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RTHS Key Club visits RMS Builders Club

Bench collaboration planned

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ROCHELLE — On Feb. 14, the Rochelle Township High School Key Club visited the Rochelle Middle School Builders Club. Kiwanis Golden K sponsors both clubs. 

Madison Ost, Key Club president, presented a program about the Key Club and its projects and talked about the possibility of a collaboration and eighth grade Builders Club members joining the Key Club next year. 

It has been decided that the two clubs will work together on a “plastic bottle caps for a bench” project going forward. Together they will collect, sort, weigh, bag and manifest the plastic caps. The Golden K will store, transport, pay the $250 manufacturing expense and install the bench. 

“It’s good for the kids, it’s good for the community and it’s good for the landfill,” Kiwanis Golden K Member and Key Club Advisor Dennis Swinton said. “It’s good for everything.”

Key Club officers include Ost, Vice President Ella McKinney, Secretary Marlen Hueramo, Online Editor Jessica Nguyen and Past President Riley Flanagan. Mr. Howard is the Key Club’s advisor.

Builders Club officers are Co-Presidents Addison Bingham and Elly Dalen, Secretary Jonathan Hernandez, Treasurer Alondra Rojas and Class Representatives Abigail Dougherty and Liliana Lawrence.