Why create a video for the Interact Video Awards?

By Rotary International

By Kyle J. Gomes, member of the Interact Club of Hugh Boyd Secondary

Every year, my Interact club — located in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada — looks forward to creating a video for Rotary’s Interact Video Awards. Last year, our video (above) was selected as the Best Video, earning our club $500 to use toward our service projects. One project very close to our hearts is Operation Christmas Child, and we were able to ship even more gifts and necessities to children in need this year.

Making these videos has been an amazing motivator for our whole club. The best part in making a video is being able to see the real and tangible differences that we make with the projects we support. The other Interactors and I all agree that the experience gave us a perspective on our projects, and showed that although we may be only high school students, we are making a difference.

In creating our video, we always try to work with as many people as we can. We understand that our sponsor Rotarians have much more leadership experience than we do, and that there is a lot we can learn from them. Our teachers also have experience in …read more

Source:: Rotary International Blog

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