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Rockingham Middle Junior Betas bring home 4 first-place, other awards from state convention

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ROCKINGHAM — Seventy-six members of the Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club attended the 27th Annual Junior Beta Convention at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro held on Feb. 4-6, 2019. Members of the club competed in the following competitions:

Jewelry Making, Recyclable art, Woodworking, Sculpture, Fiber Art, Two -dimensional design, Three-dimensional design, Songfest, Living Literature, Portfolio, Apparel design, Photography, Mixed media, Service Learning Showcase, and Special Talent.

Academic competitions included Engineering, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Technology, Robotics, Marketing and Communications, Poetry, Battle of the Books, Quiz Bowl, Creative Writing, and Speech.

The Rockets had success in numerous competitions including the following:



Cash Monroe


Joe Parsons

Recylable Art

Yesenia Garcia                     

Addison Massey

Sophia Razon

Catherine Dennis

Joy Styles

Jackie Zapata

Bobbie Faircloth

Fiber Art

Lily Wilson    


Social Studies

Rachel Pattan

Digital Photography

Rygan Talbert


Cash Monroe



Molly Erwin

Tyson Holloway

Savannah Jordan

Walker Lambeth

Kayleigh Leviner

Ayden Mabe

Ashley Murphy

Haley White



Savannah Jordan

Joe Parsons


In addition to student competitions, the statewide gathering included conference meetings, officer elections and guest speakers. Leadership Representative Zane Searcy also helped facilitate the sessions and collaborated with on-site projects.

The National Junior Beta Club promotes the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among secondary students.  

The 2019 National Junior Beta Convention is slated for June 15-18, 2019, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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