Cypress Ranch Key Club Takes Top Prize at District Convention

The Cypress Ranch Key Club recently returned from the Texas-Oklahoma District Convention with arms full of trophies and awards. Twenty-nine members attended the convention in Dallas, where they attended leadership training workshops, taught a forum on fundraising and charity giving, and participated in several competitions. 

At the convention’s Saturday night Awards Banquet, the club walked away with seven trophies, other recognitions, and was ranked as the #1 Best Key Club in the two-state district’s prestigious “Top 25 Clubs”. There are over 300 Key Clubs in Texas and Oklahoma, including nine clubs in Cy-Fair ISD. The club won the first place club trophy and also received the Best Club traveling cup that will remain at Cypress Ranch until next year’s convention.

The club earned first place trophies for their scrapbook and Single Service Project for a pajama drive held in conjunction with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. The scrapbook and Single Service Project binder move on to compete at the international level this summer at the Key Club International Convention in Washington, DC. First place trophies were also won for the District Governor’s Project for Texas Children’s Hospital and the club’s Service Fair booth highlighting collection drives. The club’s entry in the “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words” contest won second place. Club President Hannah Bielefeldt received an Elimidallion medal in recognition of the club’s support of and financial contributions to The Eliminate Project, a project seeking to end neonatal and maternal tetanus worldwide.

Four new patches were also added to the Key Club’s banner following district convention. The club won patches for their participation in the district and district governor’s projects and won patches for on-time reporting and for the club’s outstanding website. The club’s banner is displayed in the main hall of Cypress Ranch High School.

Club members also participated in individual competitions at the convention.  Members participated in essay writing, trivia contests and scholarship interviews.  Club officers David Zhou and Marisa Kelly participated in the talent and Just Dance competitions, respectively.

The Cypress Ranch Key Club with 710 members is currently ranked the largest Key Club in the world. There are 5,000 Key Clubs and over 260,000 members worldwide.  Cypress Ranch Key Club members perform tens of thousands of service hours each year in Cypress and Houston. The success at the recent convention was the culmination of a very successful year of service to our community and the schools of Cy-Fair ISD.

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For more information about the award-winning Cypress Ranch Key Club, please visit the club’s website at www.ranchkey.com or email the Faculty Advisor Jennifer Hydes at jennifer.hydes@cfisd.net.