The Rappahannock High School Beta Club is an honor society that recognizes achievement, leadership, and service. In addition to achieving academic excellence, the Beta Club members have participated in 27 service projects thus far this year, including packing 32,000 meals for Haiti, tutoring students at RCEM, ringing the Salvation Army Bells, helping with the Healthy Running series, volunteering in Warsaw’s Santa Land, and staffing the rides at WarsawFest. For many of the club members, one of the highlights of the year occurs when the club travels to the state competitions at the Hampton Convention Center.
The RHS Beta Club competed against 33 Virginia schools, including 5A and private schools, and brought home the following awards: Grace Minor placed 3rd in Painting; Brighton Gordon placed 1st in Woodworking; Anna Lewis placed second in Recyclable Art; Megan Haydon placed first in Science 11; Rett Hillman placed 2nd in Speech 11/12. These winners of individual competitions are eligible to compete at the National Beta Club Convention in June. The RHS club also participated in group competitions. The Spotlight on Service team – consisting of Sydney DeShazo, Devin Hayes, Grace Minor, and Taylor Vaughn – created a display which spotlighted the club’s Hope for Haiti Meal-Packing event. Their display placed third in the state and enables this team to advance to Nationals. Finally, the RHS Beta Build team – consisting of JP Maupin, Harrison Patton, Joseph Pierson, and Hunter Yeatman – placed fifth in the state.
Club sponsor Mrs. France would like to thank all those in our community who have supported the efforts of the club in its endeavors to serve others. Congratulations to the RHS Beta Club and its members for their outstanding representation of our county and our school system.
Rappahannock High School Beta Club worked hard on their projects
and did an excellent job at the State Convention.