Settled into the new school year, Wilson Wildcats sails forward with Club Rush on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13.
After much anticipation and preparation throughout the months of August and September, Glen A. Wilson High School (GAWHS)’s annual club rush welcomes new and returning clubs back on campus. Held in the gym and participated by 50 clubs on campus, GAWHS club rush offers a wide range of opportunities for student involvement on campus.
Returning clubs like Model United Nations (MUN) look to bring underclassmen into the action to boost club activity in the new school year. MUN president Nicole Mei (12) also details the preparation that MUN has done to attract new members.
“Leading up to club rush, we have been updating the advertisement board and preparing flyers to hand out,” Mei explained. “We are doing these things because it can be hard to attract new members since MUN requires more work in comparison to other hobby focused clubs — so this year we aim to just have a small group of people who are interested and passionate.”
Adding to returning clubs, many new clubs also made their debut at this year’s club rush.
Taylor Hornell (11), the founder of Horizon, a new club to the GAWHS campus shares their first club rush experience.
“As a new club, the turnout for club rush day one was great! We had a few sign ups and we hope to see everyone who signed up for our first meeting,” Hornell said. “After club rush, we will hold our first meeting and gear up to prepare for our first night market event!”
Moreover, club rush attendee Kayla Anekananda (9) gives insight to her overall experience at club rush.
“Though I was disappointed that this year’s club rush was later than usual, I am excited to see all the clubs and be able to find something that I am interested in. I also liked how club rush gave me an opportunity to meet new people on campus and share my interests,” Anekananda reflected.
Now with our clubs back on campus, GAWHS Wildcats look forward to upcoming club meetings and see an eventful year to come!