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Bladen County Beta’s are the Best

posted Feb 7, 2018, 7:08 AM by Valerie Newton   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 8:59 AM ]
Bladen County Schools’ middle school and high school Beta Club students participated in the State Beta Convention this past weekend and brought home several top awards. Bladen County Schools was well represented among the 4,000 plus students from across North Carolina that converged in Greensboro for the competition.

In addition to the many awards that our students earned, Bladen also had two students elected to state officer positions. Clarkton School of Discovery student Cate DeVane was elected as the North Carolina Junior Beta State Secretary and Bladenboro Middle School student Lainey Autry was elected as the North Carolina Junior Beta State Chaplain.




Other awards received in the middle school competition were:

  •       Campaign Skit – 1st place, Clarkton School of Discovery
  • ·       Group Talent – 2nd place, Clarkton School of Discovery
  • ·       Living Literature – 3rd place, Clarkton School of Discovery
  • ·       Science Academics – 1st place, Nathaniel Stewart – Elizabethtown Middle 
  •                                             2nd place, Alex Basilio – Tar Heel Middle
  • ·       Scrapbook – 1st place, Clarkton School of Discovery
  •                                 2nd place, Bladenboro Middle
  • ·       Songfest – 3rd place, Clarkton School of Discovery
  • ·       Spotlight Your Club – 1st place, Bladenboro Middle
  • ·       Tower of Power – 3rd place, Elizabethtown Middle team of Amado Rojas Sandoval, Jaime Delgado, Malcolm Bolden, Zach Metz, and Dmauriee                 Rodgers
  • ·       Wreath – 2nd place, Clarkton School of Discovery
  • ·       Top Ten – Banner
                          Bladenboro Middle
                          Clarkton School of Discovery
                              
  • Top Ten - T-shirt Design
                    Bladenboro Middle
                    Clarkton School of Discovery

Bladenboro Middle, Clarkton School of Discovery, and Tar Heel Middle were each presented with the Gold Key Growth Award for continued support and growth of the Junior Beta program at their school and for having greater than 10 percent growth in Beta Convention attendance from the previous year.

Awards received in the high school competition were:

  • ·       Agriculture – 1st place, Grace Faircloth – East Bladen High School
  • ·       Fiber Arts – 1st place, Autumn Brisson – West Bladen High School
  • ·       Language Arts – 3rd place, Abby Cooley – East Bladen High School
  • ·       Onsite Colored Pencil – 3rd place, Ethan Fletcher – East Bladen High School
  • ·       Sculpture/Recycled Art – 1st place, Cierra Byrd – West Bladen High School

West Bladen student Edgardo Lara was a candidate among nine others for the position of State Vice President.

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