BLADENBORO — During the recent Board of Education meeting, board members spotlighted the Bladenboro Middle School Junior Beta Club, which traveled to Greensboro for the annual N.C. Junior Beta Club Convention. They took 32 delegates with 16 chaperones and six sponsors.
Several students competed on individual teams and brought home six top-five finishes. They were:
— Third place – Arts and Crafts Sweepstakes – Club Project
— Second place – Handmade Jewelry- Alexis Allen
— Second place – Oil Pastels – Kailey Gause
— First place – T-Shirt – Club Project designed by Katie Guyton, Kasee Singletary, and Joshua Benson
— First Place – Scrapbook – Club Project
— First Place – Sculpture = Cadee Bryan
Students who attended the State Convention were: Syaja Batten, Joshua Benson, Leta Cain, Carlos Chavez Ortiz, Sydney Dove, Hayley Evers, Jaheim Gilbert, Mikayla Hester, Camryn Horton, Kayla Roberts, Emma Smith, Ellie Smith, Ocean Woody, Kaylex Wilcox, Alexis Allen, Kaitlyn Beder, Jordan Benson, Cadee Bryan, Nolan Bryant, Kailey Gause, Makaylie Hammonds, Jason Helms, Logan Lewis, Mackenzie Morris, Zoey Shaw, Kasee Singletary, Alyssa Smith, Erica Storms, Trey Turner, Logan West, Katlyn Willoughby, Summer Addington, Katie Guyton and Vanessa Nance.
Sponsors for the club are Angie Campbell, Jennifer Keyser, Linda Parnell, Vitha Nemeroff, Randie Harrellson and Polly Hancock.