The Russellville High School Senior BETA Club traveled to Bowling Green on Friday, March 10, 2017, for the 3rd District Spring Meet. They competed in Academics, Art, Crafts, and Talent. The following students participated: Seniors: Bryan Ison, Tony Pacheco, Caitlyn Smith, Maleigh Stovall, and Dilishia Thomas; Juniors: Bryce Bollenbecker, Brock Cleary, Austin Coursey, Ashlee Gilbert, Skyler Hale, Logan Long, Lena Luger, Madison Morrow, Emma McReynolds, Will Mullen, Katie Paul, Carleigh Phillips, Dillon Porter, Fernanda Rodriguez, Luci Suiter, Kristin Vanzant, Lucy Wilkinson, and Adam Williams; Sophomores: Hunter Armistead, Maleah Buckner, Katie Ray Holloman, Elly Myers, Anna Shoulders, and Brendan Farlee; Freshmen: Dakota Hamilton, Jayden Hammer, Madison Hyams, Laura Mullen, Rian Saul, Robert Skipworth, Ben Slack, MyDuyen Tran, Brandy West, Matthew Wilkerson, and Chris Williams. During this event, club sponsor, Mrs. Tanya Mullen, was notified that RHS Senior, Bryan Ison, is this year’s recipient of the 3rd District BETA Scholarship. Congratulations to Bryan for obtaining this honor! Ms. Ashlee Gilbert, RHS Junior, was also chosen to serve as the 3rd District Secretary—another great honor for our BETA program. We are very proud of both! Mrs. Mullen is also assisted by RHS Art Teacher, Mr. Chris Holloman, and we appreciate their leadership of this dedicated and talented group of RHS students.
Below is a listing of the variety of students who were successful on Friday during BETA competition: Overall Sweepstakes—-2nd Place; Quiz Bowl—1st Place—-Adam Williams, Austin Coursey, Benjamin Slack and Matthew Wilkerson; Science—1st Place—Rob Skipworth; Misc. Art—1st Place—Dillon Porter; Sewing—1st Place—Rian Saul; Ornament—1st Place—Brandy West; 3rd Place—-My Tran; Original Character Design—2nd Place—Fernanda Rodriguez; Advertising—2nd Place—Maleah Buckner; 3rd Place—Katie Ray Holloman; Art and Humanities—2nd Place—Will Mullen; Name Tags—2nd Place—-Dilisha Thomas, Carleigh Phillips, Madison Morrow, and Luci Suiter; Weaving—-2nd Place—Maleigha Stovall.
The National Beta Club is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America, and for more than 80 years, it has prepared today’s students to be tomorrow’s leaders.