What is Beta Club?
National Beta is the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. National Beta is committed to recognizing high academic achievement, rewarding and nurturing worthy character, fostering leadership skills, and encouraging service to others.
Since its beginnings in 1934, National Beta has worked with nearly seven million young people. There are now more than 500,000 active members and more than 8,750 clubs nationally and internationally.
As a student-centered organization, National Beta continually seeks ways to develop and nurture students by providing opportunities and experiences that enable them to demonstrate the ideals of achievement, character, leadership, and service.
To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership among elementary and secondary school students. To reward meritorious achievement and to encourage and assist students in continuing their education after high school.
ACHIEVEMENT - Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement
CHARACTER - Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful
LEADERSHIP - Developing the leaders of tomorrow
SERVICE - Demonstrating our motto: Let Us Lead by Serving Others
National Beta Club, a student-centered organization, continually develops and nurtures individuals by providing opportunities and experiences enabling them to demonstrate the ideals of character, achievement, service and leadership in a global community.
- GPA: 3.5
- Dues: $35 National Beta fee, $10 yearly fee
- Club Activities: The BHSC Beta Chapter operates under a points system; each event is worth a specific number of points. Each semester, members must reach the required number of points.
- Community Service Hours: Members must complete 5 hours of community service per semester and provide written documentation. Members must either attend one of the service projects at school or complete 5 hours of community service on their own.
President: Daniel Latus
Vice President of Membership: Mimi Ho
Assistant of Membership: Clara Nikkel
Vice President of Community Service: Emily Price
Assistant of Community Service: Ryan Mulick
Vice President of Public Relations: Gentry Moody
Assistant of Public Relations: Penelope Nelms
Individual Awards (numbers represent photos, left to right)
- Mimi Ho (12): 5th Place, Science Academic Test
- Clara Nikkel (11): 5th Place, Language Arts Academic Test
- Kailan Thomas (10): 3rd Place, Recyclable Art Division 1
Group Awards (numbers represent photos, left to right)
- Dylan Story (12), Alexander Tenace (11), Daniel Latus (12), and Clara Nikkel (11): Quiz Bowl Top 8
- Sophia Cole (11), Moriah Beyer (12), and Mimi Ho (12): 3rd Place, Performing Arts Solo Duo Trio Instrumentalists
Luke Brissey Wins 3rd in State
Growing Opportunities by Leadership Development (G.O.L.D.) Key Award
The BHS Beta chapter was presented with this award at the State Beta Convention for having at least a 10% growth in convention attendance.
Veronica Laslo (12): 4th Place, Science Academic Test Division 2
Jack Casteel (12): 1st Place, Social Studies Academic Test, Division 2
Ana Hernandez (12): 4th Place, Spanish Academic Test, Division 2
Veronica Laslo (right). Jack Casteel (middle), Ana Hernandez (left)