PITTSBORO — A host of Chatham County Schools students qualified to compete at the National Junior Beta Club Convention in Fort Worth, Texas, in June, after turning in strong performances during the 28th Annual North Carolina Junior Beta Club Convention in February in Greensboro.
Fundraisers are expected to help offset the cost of getting students to Fort Worth.
Here’s how the students did in Greensboro:
Kelsey Hussey, Landry Allen — 2-D Design, first place
Courtney Caviness — 3-D Design, fifth place
Matt Murchison, Zane Overman, William Beers, Bristol Ferguson, Ben Wilson, Carter King, Gabby Phillips, Kent Owens — Living Literature second place
Emily Armstrong, Shelley Brooks — Portfolio, second place
Gabby Phillips, Mattie Underwood, Karaleigh Dodson — Book Battle, third place
Mattie Caviness, Woodworking, first place
Kelsey Hussey — Digital Art, second place
Hallie Webster, Matti Caviness — Service Learning Showcase, second place
*Educator Emily Collins, who helps sponsor Bennett's Junior Beta Club, received an award acknowledging 25 years of service.
Tyler Measamer — Digital Art, first place
Simon Sabbagh — Recyclable Art, third place
Riley Maynor, Shelby Holder — Technology, fifth place
Brady Phillips — Solo Talent Competition, fifth place
Kameron Gooch — Black & White Photography Junior, fifth place
Hannah Mitchell — Color Photography Junior, fourth place
Published Feb. 12, 2020