Saltillo BETA had 21 students attend the State BETA Convention in Grapevine, Texas on February 9-10. The mission of the National Beta Club Convention Program is to allow students opportunities to showcase their academic achievement, artistic creativity, critical thinking skills, collaborative team work, and increase student leadership. Beta convention challenges all participants to achieve more, serve more, lead more thus succeeding beyond all expectations. Edi Olayo received third place in Spanish and Garrett Tarver was runner-up in Creative Writing. These two students will advance to the National Beta Convention. It will be held June 17-20 in Savannah, Georgia.
Those students attending this year were (front row) Paisley Kastner, Bianca Castro, Lorena Castro, Kristina Wade, (middle row) Garrett Tarver, Edi Olayo, (back row) Adriana Ortega, Sylvia Feijen, Shelby Matlock, Madison Simmons, Chris Boekhorst, Sienna Collins, Trevor Moore, Cheyenne Neal, Maddy Smith, Chandler Bain, Brittney Peeples, Matthew Gurley, Branson McGill and Anna Reeder. Not pictured Lupita Olayo. Sponsors are Jennifer Ricketson and Johnna West.