National Beta Members from Patrick County High School are celebrating their recent participation in Virginia’s Beta State Convention. These students were announced as winners in the following competitions:
1st Place Fiber Arts Division 1: Daryl Combs.
1st Place Language Arts 10th Grade: Bryan Clark.
1st Place Poetry Division 1: Callie Wood.
1st Place Speech Division 1: Daryl Combs.
2nd Place Black and White Photography Division 1: Callie Montgomery.
2nd Place Creative Writing Division 1: Callie Wood.
2nd Place Language Arts 11th Grade: Maria Turner.
3rd Place Performing Arts Senior Variety Act: Braedan Augustine / Willow Kelley.
3rd Place Sculpture Division 1: Rylee Soliday.
3rd Place Spanish 10th Grade: Xavier Torres-Seda.
3rd Place Spelling Bee Senior Oral: Quentyn Penn.
National Beta State Convention allows students the opportunity to compete in various academic and STEM-based, virtual and performing arts competitions. The State Convention was offered as a hybrid event. This gave students the opportunity to compete either virtually or onsite in Hampton Virginia depending on their level of comfort. These Victories at the state level provides an opportunity to compete at the national level. The National Convention will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY during Summer 2023.
With more than 500,000 active members and 9,000 clubs nationally and internationally, National Beta has become the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization. National Beta promotes the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students. National Junior Beta Includes grades 4-8 and National Senior Beta includes grades 9-12. Visit betaclub.org for more information.