Multicultural Club Interview
By Rebecca Waddle
1. Can you tell us a little about Multicultural Club?
Mrs. Black (Club Sponsor)- It started in 2016 and it offers opportunities for students to share their unique cultures and learn about various cultural heritages.
Tiffany Min (Future Officer)- It is a fun experience- diverse, not stressful, and you get to learn about new cultures.
Caleb Blocker (Club Member)- It represents coming together, and it contains very diverse, social, and intelligent students. They are very active in the community/voluntary work.
Asa Ruiz (Vice President)- A place where any student can come and share their personal heritage and enjoy debates with each other.
2. How many students have joined this year?
Mrs. Black- 62
3. What are your plans for this club throughout the year?
Mrs. Black- Every month we will have new themes for world holidays, games, media, and costumes and languages
4. What are the different cultures you introduce?
Mrs. Black- South Korean, Hispanic, Latin-American, Indian-Hindu
5. Are there any requirements in order to join the club?
Mrs. Black- $20 fee for a club t-shirt and $5 fee for club dues. We meet at least once a month on Fridays.
6. Do you believe this club will be here in the following years?
Mrs. Black- It will definitely be remaining at least two more years.
7. What is discussed during meetings?
Mrs. Black- Music, media, games, and more. We give everyone an opportunity to voice their opinion.
Tiffany Min- We discuss foods, culture, music, movies, or TV entertainment.
Caleb Blocker- I am very fond of the discussions about the communications among peers. It has stuck with me throughout my time in the club.
Asa Ruiz- During the meetings, we demonstrate various languages, and people get to see/hear different dialects. Also, the club brings so many cultures together and bonds the students together. The club has a sense of community, and they work together even though they do not hang out as much. The club also participates in Traditional-Dress Day, which shows the students culture and creates a visual representation.
8. Are there officers?
Tiffany Min- Yes, there is president, vice president, and secretary.