​Interact is a Rotary sponsored service club for young people ages 12-18. The program gives it's members (Interactors) an opportunity to participate in meaningful service projects while developing leadership skills, meeting new friends and having fun.

​Through Interact, thousands of dollars and man hours are spent furthering the ideal of Service Above Self.

​The annual District Interact Conference is the highlight of the year and a time for clubs to come together and celebrate the accomplishment of these Interact objectives:

  • Recognize and develop constructive leadership and personal integrity.
  • Encourage and practice thoughtfulness and helpfulness to others
  • Create an awareness of the importance of home and family.
  • Build respect for the rights of others based on recognition of the worth of each individual.
  • Emphasize acceptance of individual responsibility as a basis of personal success, community improvement and group achievement.
  • Recognize the dignity and value of all useful occupations as communities to serve society.
  • Open avenues of personal and group action leading to the advancement of international understanding and goodwill toward all people.

​Mt. Juliet Breakfast Rotary is proud to sponsor the Rotary Interact Club at the Mt.Juliet High School. The club meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month.

The club is under the direction of Sherie Grossman, Jodi Rain and Lori Scott. Sherie Grossman received her Bachelor of Music in clarinet performance from the University of California Irvine in 1996. She continued on to obtain a teaching certificate from California State University, Fullerton, and taught band and orchestra at the Middle School level for 7 years. During that time she completed a Master's degree in Conducting from Southern Oregon University's American Band College. After moving to Mt. Juliet in 2005, Sherie began working with the Mt. Juliet High School Band of Gold as a band staff member.  Sherie now serves as the Assistant Band Director, Orchestra Director, and Assistant Choir Director at Mt. Juliet High School.  She is very involved with the community, running the Cedar Creek Community Band, volunteering with her church, and staying involved with her 3 children.  Sherie, along with Lori Scott and Jodi Rain, helps to coordinate the Interact club at MJHS, and loves working with the students and helping the community in any way possible.

Jodi Rain received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from the University of Akron in 1991. She continued on to obtain a Comprehensive Science Biology and Chemistry teaching certificate and taught Biology, Physical Science, Forensic Science and Anatomy in Ohio for 23 years. During that time she completed a Master's degree in Instructional Technology. After moving to Mt. Juliet in 2015, Jodi began working with the Mt. Juliet High School Science Department teaching Physical Science, Honors Biology and Chemistry.  Jodi, along with her husband Eddie and children volunteer within the community and are excited for the opportunity to become more involved in the community as they become more familiar with the area.  Jodi, along with Lori Scott and Sherie Grossman, helps to coordinate the Interact club at MJHS.

​Here are some of the projects the the Interact Club are involved in:

  • Serving at Joseph's Store House in Nashville, TN.
  • ​Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center Annual Gala
  • Taste of Mt. Juliet
  • Mt. Juliet Middle School 5K Run
  • and many others

Learn more about Interact here.