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MRMS wins three ribbons at the NC Beta Convention

Our updated version of Alice in Wonderland earned third place in the living literature competition.

Our first outing to the NC Junior Beta Club convention was a huge success. We walked away with three ribbons, a chance to compete at the National Convention and lots of memories of a great trip. 

On Monday, February 8, sixteen representatives from the Marvin Ridge Middle School Junior Beta Club left bright and early on a trip to Greenboro, NC to attend the NC Junior Beta Club Convention. We arrived in Greensboro in time to watch our “talent team” sing a song from Rent as they tried out for the “talent finals” competition.  Next, we attended the opening ceremonies with over 3300 other Junior Beta Club members from across the state and listened as our State Student Representatives gave some great speeches. The rest of the day was very busy with students competing in several events ranging from arts and crafts to math and science. The evening ended with a nice dinner and our students attending a dance in one of the hotel ballrooms. 
On Tuesday, our Club President Tanner Williams represented us well in the Presidents’ Processional which kicked off the Closing Ceremonies.  It was here that we learned that Daniel Smith won second place in the Math competition, Zita Voros’ necklace won third place in the jewelry division of the Arts and Crafts competition and that our Living Literature exhibit, a modern version of Alice in Wonderland, placed third. These students all received invitations to attend the National Beta Club convention in Louisville, Kentucky in June and compete on a National level. 

Written by: Brita Mann
Posted: Feb 17, 2010 by Brita Mann

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