GCMS Beta brings home state honors


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Courtesy photo 51 members of the Grayson County Middle School Jr. Beta Club competed at the state convention held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.


Courtesy photo 8th grader Chloe Paddack won the Social Studies competition.


Courtesy photo The club also won the State Service Project award for the second year in a row, and received a $500 chapter scholarship award for the largest chapter donation to Kosair Children’s Hospital.


Courtesy photo 8th graders Braden Shartzer, Jacob Vincent, Curtis Paul Schmidt, and George Priddy were the winning team in the state Tower of Power event, which combines engineering and teamwork skills.


51 members of the Grayson County Middle School Jr. Beta Club competed at the state convention held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Five of those competitors won at the state level, and will compete on the national level in New Orleans, LA in June.

Competitions range from academic tests to arts and crafts.

8th grader Chloe Paddack won the Social Studies competition.

8th graders Braden Shartzer, Jacob Vincent, Curtis Paul Schmidt, and George Priddy were the winning team in the state Tower of Power event, which combines engineering and teamwork skills.

The club also won the State Service Project award for the second year in a row, and received a $500 chapter scholarship award for the largest chapter donation to Kosair Children’s Hospital.

Club Sponsor Nancy Sims spoke highly of her Beta members, expressing her pride in their service and leadership potential.

The National Beta Club is the largest educational youth organization in America. Beta recognizes academic achievement, promotes character, and teaches members to lead by serving others. The National Beta club prepares today’s students to be tomorrow’s leaders.

Courtesy photo 51 members of the Grayson County Middle School Jr. Beta Club competed at the state convention held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.
http://gcnewsgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_beta-conv-16.jpgCourtesy photo 51 members of the Grayson County Middle School Jr. Beta Club competed at the state convention held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Courtesy photo 8th grader Chloe Paddack won the Social Studies competition.
http://gcnewsgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_chloe-p.jpgCourtesy photo 8th grader Chloe Paddack won the Social Studies competition.

Courtesy photo The club also won the State Service Project award for the second year in a row, and received a $500 chapter scholarship award for the largest chapter donation to Kosair Children’s Hospital.
http://gcnewsgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_kosair-award.jpgCourtesy photo The club also won the State Service Project award for the second year in a row, and received a $500 chapter scholarship award for the largest chapter donation to Kosair Children’s Hospital.

Courtesy photo 8th graders Braden Shartzer, Jacob Vincent, Curtis Paul Schmidt, and George Priddy were the winning team in the state Tower of Power event, which combines engineering and teamwork skills.
http://gcnewsgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_tower-winners.jpgCourtesy photo 8th graders Braden Shartzer, Jacob Vincent, Curtis Paul Schmidt, and George Priddy were the winning team in the state Tower of Power event, which combines engineering and teamwork skills.

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