This week will be exciting as Bladen County students, parents, teachers and friends all travel to Greensboro for the Jr. Beta Club Convention. Today marks the first day full day of the Jr. Beta Club Convention which is taking place at the Four Seasons Sheraton Hotel today and Tuesday.
Bladen County students from Bladenboro Middle School, Clarkton School of Discovery, Columbus Charter School, Elizabethtown Middle School, East Arcadia Middle School, Tar Heel Middle School, Elizabethtown Christian Academy, Emerau:Bladen and Harrells Christian Academy are all competing at the state level convention.
Five students from our region are vying for election to state offices. Columbus Charter School’s Jillian Hatch is seeking the office of Jr. Beta Club Vice-President and Clarkton School of Discovery’s Cate DeVane is seeking election as State Jr. Beta Club Secretary, Emerau:Bladen’s Ashtyn Fell is seeking election as Jr. Beta Club’s Reporter, and Bladenboro Middle School’s Lainey Autry and Elizabethtown Christian Academy’s Travis Taylor are seeking election as Jr. Beta Club Chaplain.
Bladen County Students are also competing in several categories at the convention. Elizabethtown Christian Academy is competing in the Special Talent Division I category. Schools competing in Special Talent Division II are East Arcadia, Columbus Charter School, and Tar Heel Middle School. Several Bladen County Schools are competing in the Songfest Division II category. They are Columbus Charter School, Bladenboro Middle School, Clarkton School of Discovery, Harrells Christian Academy, and Elizabethtown Middle School.
Bladen County Schools are also competing in the Group Talent Division III competition. They are Clarkton School of Discovery, Harrells Christian Academy, and Elizabethtown Middle School.
We will have the results of the Jr. Beta Club Convention competitions as they become available to us. Good luck to all of our Jr. Betas competing today and tomorrow.