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TREZEVANT (July 22) — The last few months, National Beta members from West Carroll Elementary School worked to submit their entries for the National Beta Virtual Convention. In late July, they …
TREZEVANT (July 22) — The last few months, National Beta members from West Carroll Elementary School worked to submit their entries for the National Beta Virtual Convention. In late July, they were able to celebrate that hard work when announced as winners of the following competitions:
10th Place Club Trading Pin, Jack Robinson
NATIONAL CHAMPION 2-D Design, Zac Fowler, Jace Hammett, Jack Robinson
10th place, Marketing & Communications, Piper DePriest, Aubrey Hammett, Alyssa Morris
3rd place, Service Learning, Piper DePriest
5th place, Visual Arts Sculpture, Brayden Arnold
10th place, Living Literature-Leah Cherry, Sawyer Jackson, Gunner Martin, Brady Johnson
9th place,4th Grade Math Aubrey Hammett
6th place, 4th Grade Social Studies, Carson Cooper 4th Grade Social Studies,
National Runner Up, 5th Grade Math, Jack Robinson
West Carroll Elementary School Beta Club originally competed and received awards during their State Convention in Nashville, Tennessee in November. Their victories at the state level provided an opportunity to compete at the national level. The National Convention, originally planned to be held in Fort Worth, TX, was cancelled due to health and safety concerns stemming from the Coronavirus pandemic. However, over 12,000 Junior Beta (grades 4-8) and Senior Beta (grades 9-12) students were able to represent their schools in the first National Beta Virtual Convention. Although students were unable to attend the National Convention in Fort Worth, all students eligible to compete at the National Convention celebrated at a Swimming Watch Party on July 17th.
West Carroll Elementary School Beta Club began in 2018 with sponsors Brittany Fowler, Beth Bridges, and Michelle Robinson. In addition to earning multiple State and National awards this school year, WCES Beta Club earned multiple state awards during the 2018-2019 school year.