Clubs and Organizations

CCHS Varsity Forensics and Public Speaking:

Forensics is the art of creating drama out of a published piece of literature. Competition categories include two person or single person pieces on both serious and humorous topics, original speeches and extemporaneous speech writing. The season begins in September after Labor Day and continues through monthly competitions until March. CCHS Forensics competes not only in VHSL competition but also in National Forensics League competitions. This is open to 8th grade students and up.

Coached by Kim Robinson

Green Team:

The Green Team coordinates recycling efforts throughout the school campus. Students volunteer in exchange for improving the school, promoting environmental awareness, gaining community service hours, and a chance to earn a $500 scholarship.

Sponsors: Brittany Scott, Kay Schwink, Misty Zyvoloski

Art Club:

Membership Criteria: Art II-VI (or Senior Art Students)

(Does not have to be current art student.)

Club Goal: To become an art resource for teachers, students, other organization in Carroll County.

(Examples: posters, bulletin boards, signs)

Current Projects:

Art Club T-Shirts

Paint a Plow – VDOT promotion

Throw – Empty Bowls

Play Backdrops

Student Council Association (SCA):

Carroll County High School takes pride and stock in the opinions of our students. Through SCA, students are able to represent the student body in decision making. SCA hosts the yearly Homecoming Dance, as well as participate in community service related activities such as our annual Blood Drive and Pennies For Patients Fundraiser. To participate, students are required to submit an application at the end of the prior school year to be considered. Interested students should see Mrs. Brady in Student Services.

JROTC serves as a character and leadership development program for our nation's high school students. There are approximately 314,000 Cadets enrolled in JROTC in over 1,700 high schools, led by 4,000 retired Army Instructors.

The Junior ROTC program in Carroll County is under the instruction of the Senior Army Instructor LTC Carper (Retired) and the Army Instructor SFC (Retired) O'Keeffe.

National Honor Society

National Honor Society is open to CCHS students who are sophomores, juniors, or seniors with cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher. Members are to demonstrate excellence in scholarship, leadership, character, and service. New members are inducted each fall semester and are required to attend meetings, perform community service, and maintain grades and clean discipline records.

Sponsored by Kay Schwink and Debbie Broyles

Girl Up Club

A student run organization that encourages activism, education, and raises awareness about women's issues globally.

Sponsor: Brandi Cochran-Mitchell


Who Can Join

Any student interested in a career in health care or students in health and medical science classes-practical nursing, nurse aide, sports medicine can be members of HOSA. For more information, contact Debbie Johnson RN –Room 240 CCHS Nursing (–or Ewell Vernon- Sports Medicine- Field House (

Goals of HOSA

· To make realistic career choices and seek successful employment in the health care field.

· To develop an understanding of current health care issues, environmental concerns, and survival needs of the community, the nation and the world.

· To support Health Science Education instructional objectives.

· To promote career opportunities in health care.


Activities include trip to Healthcare Career Fair at area hospital, community services projects at local nursing homes and assisted living centers, and state and international leadership competitions.

Sponsor: Debbie Johnson, RN