Jackson State News Archives

Jan 23, 2014

JSCC Humboldt Students Receive Honor

Each year the Rotary Club of Humboldt awards scholarships to students in attendance at Jackson State’s Humboldt Center. Johnnate’ Jones and Kenneth Hollis were recipients of this year’s award.

Both Johnnate’ and Kenneth are actively involved in the community and have helped to organize the H2O Wellness Club. While H2O is best known as the chemical formulation for water and something that is essential to life, the Humboldt students have declared another meaning: Humboldt Helping Others. The purpose of this club is to increase and promote the seven components of wellness among JSCC students as well as the community.  The organization recognizes that true wellness is much more than proper diet and exercise. They take in to account the need to find balance in physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, social, and intellectual health.

 The H2O Wellness Club has already been very active. The organization held its first official meeting in October where several were in attendance. The first official order of business for the club was to initiate a service project that would collect clothing for Helping Hand of Humboldt. Club president Johnnate’ Jones and club secretary Kenneth Hollis are excited that they began with a project that is inline with the club mission of addressing several of the seven components of wellness. They have noted that there is nothing more humbling than helping provide affordable clothing for those in need. Warm clothing during an unusually cold winter has certainly met that need.

Congratulations Johnnate’ and Kenneth! Keep up the good work.