The GP 4-H Club currently has no teacher sponsor, but is led by students who are active in the Sevier County 4-H Honor Club and are dedicated to getting others involved. If you would like to join, contact school club President Christina Lulich at firstname.lastname@example.org or the UT Extension Agent for Sevier County, Glenn Turner at email@example.com. Visit the state website for more information on Tennessee 4-H: www.utextension.utk.edu/4h/.
I pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking
my HEART to greater loyalty
my HANDS to larger service
and my HEALTH to better living
for my club, my community, my country and my world.
To make the best better.
Name: DECA Chapter
Sponsor/Coach: Tana Trentham/Tim Bohanan
Mission/Purpose: DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Financial Obligation (dues or Fees): $20.00
Meeting/Practice/Game Schedule: Occasional meetings; attendance at regional, state, and international conferences (additional fees required)
Name: Interact Club
Sponsor/Coach: Elaine J. Wilson
Mission/Purpose:The purpose of Interact is to provide opportunity for young people to work together in a world fellowship dedicated to service
and international understanding.
The goals of Interact are:
1. To recognize and develop constructive leadership and personal integrity.
2. To encourage and practice thoughtfulness of and helpfulness to others.
3. To create an awareness of the importance of home and family.
4. To build respect for the rights of others, based on recognition of the worth of each individual.
5. To emphasize acceptance of individual responsibility as the basis of personal success, community improvement,
and group achievement.
6. To develop life skills including self development, time management, and personal finances.
7. To recognize the dignity and value of all useful occupations as opportunities to serve society.
8. To provide opportunities for gaining increased knowledge and understanding of community, national, and world affairs.
9. To open avenues of personal and group action leading to the advancement of international understanding and goodwill
toward all peoples
Financial Obligation (dues or Fees): $5.00
Meeting/Practice/Game Schedule: Meet every Thursday during break (9:45-10:00) in Rm. 127
Name: Scholars’ Bowl
Sponsor/Coach: Marie Maddox
Mission/Purpose: To increase academic knowledge and to compete academically with other regional teams.
Financial Obligation (dues or Fees): None
Meeting/Practice/Game Schedule: Practice on Mondays after school, 3:30-4:30 starting after Labor Day. Competitions are on Saturdays.
Sponsor/Coach: Junior Classical League (Latin Club)
Mission/Purpose: To increase interest in and commitment to classical learning and its applications in everyday life.
Financial Obligation (dues or Fees): $10
Meeting/Practice/Game Schedule: Occasional meetings; involvement in school service projects; and attendance at the state Latin convention in the spring (additional costs involved).
Name:Gatlinburg Pittman Service Club
Sponsor/Coach: Molly Hicks and Mari Bales
Mission/Purpose:To encourage students to give back to their school and community. Although the Service Club is involved in service projects throughout the community, our club’s two major focal points are the Trula Lawson School and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
Financial Obligation (dues or Fees): $5
Meeting/Practice/Game Schedule: Meetings are held every Wednesday morning at 8 A. M. for officers and at 9:45 for all club members
Name:Athletic Training Student Aides
Sponsor/Coach: Scott Byrd, ATC, LAT
Mission/Purpose: To inspire students that are interested in a healthcare field to become a part of the athletic culture of Gatlinburg Pittman High School. Student Athletic Trainers will learn and practice basic First Aid skills, Basic Anatomy, Kinesiology, Exercise physiology and rehabilitation techniques that will aid in preparing them for college programs and hopefully a career in the medical industry.
Financial Obligation (dues or Fees): Varies based on need, Rarely over $100 per year. Voluntary participation for Student training Camps during the summer are extra
Meeting/Practice/Game Schedule: During the fall, Afternoons and game coverage depending on number of Student Athletic Training Aides. Game coverage during Winter and spring sports.
Name: Senior Beta Club
Sponsor/Coach: Diane Ward
Mission/Purpose: To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students
Financial Obligation (dues or Fees): $15
Meeting/Practice/Game Schedule: Meetings will be announced and posted on Mrs. Ward’s door.
Name: GPHS Ski/Snowboard Club
Mission/Purpose:To promote physical activity through outdoor adventures, learn skiing and/ or snowboard techniques, and improve student relationships
Financial Obligation (dues or Fees):Purchase your own pass to Ober
Meeting/Practice/Game Schedule:Periodically at break during the winter