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North Adams Beta Club excels at State Convention

This group of North Adams High School Beta Club members placed second in the Character Skit competition.

By Kelly Boerger, NAHS Beta Advisor – 

Every spring, the National Beta Club hosts a state convention in Columbus. During the convention, hundreds of Beta members from around the state of Ohio compete in various competitions that range from academic tests to visual arts to displaying various talents such as acting, singing, and creating inventions.
Congratulations to the following NAHS Beta Club members who placed during the convention, therefore earning the right to move on and compete at the National Convention this summer in Disney World:
Short Story – Shelby Dotson, First Place
Onsite Art Pencil Drawing – Lexie Bunn, First Place
Onsite Art Acrylic Painting – Gracie Roades, First Place
Agricultural Test, Division II – Taylor Hesler, First Place
Agricultural Test, Division I – Duncan Hesler, First Place
Banner – Eden Sexton, Abby Campton, Allison Roades and Avery Harper, First Place
Woodworking – Darren Shipley, Second Place
Onsite Art Colored Pencil Drawing- Kirsten Kennedy, Second Place
Character Skit- Duncan Hesler, Colt Shumaker, Lakyn Hupp, Michael Gill, Ethan Campbell, Ben Figgins, Maddie Toole, Erica Hendrickson, Makayla Crawford, Second Place
Campaign Skit – Sydney Kendall, Maddie Tolle, Lakyn Hupp, Erica Hendrickson, Makayla Crawford, Eden Sexton, Jordan Yoder, Jordyn Kell, Abbi Stacy, Second Place
Living Literature – Jordyn Kell, Ben Figgins, Maddie Toole, Bryant Lung, Makayla Crawford, Brooklyn Wylie, Tyler Horsley, Lexie Bunn, Charlee Louden, Lakyn Hupp, and Erica Hendrickson, Second Place
Spotlight on Service – Taylor Hesler, Patrick England, Tray Brand, Austin Lloyd, Elijah Young, Third Place
Social Studies Test – Lexie Inskeep, Third Place
Language Arts Test, Division II- Maddie Toole, First Place
Oil and Acrylic Painting – Hannah Setty, Third Place
Watercolor Painting – Abby Campton, Third Place
Scrapbook – Caley Grooms, Brooklyn Young, Caitlin Young and Christin Young, Third Place

In the Living Literature competition, this scene from “Peter and the Starcatchers” earned a second place finish for the NAHS Beta Club.

The NAHS Beta club also ran a candidate, Adison Wright, for State Office. She was voted by her peers to be the next State President which means she will travel to other states conventions and preside over our State Beta Club Convention for the next year. (See the April 2 issue of The People’s Defender.)

This group of young ladies took First Place in the Banner Competition at the recent state Beta Convention in Columbus.

After the convention, club members were able to enjoy a guided tour of the Ohio Statehouse, learning about the history of our state government and seeing first hand where Ohio bills become laws.
The North Adams Beta Club will be taking 40 club members plus chaperones to Disney World for the National Convention in June. They are currently trying to raise funds to help support these students in their quest to compete at a national level.
Anyone willing to make a small donation to help support this endeavor
is asked to send it to North Adams HS, c/o Kelly Boerger, 96 Green Devil Drive, Seaman, OH 45679

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