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10 North Hopkins Senior, Junior Beta Qualify For Nationals

North Hopkins ISD was well represented this week at the Texas Beta convention. The school had 27 Junior Beta members and 47 Senior Beta members competing. Every competition had 20 or more participants. Some had more than 30 participants.

At the conclusion of the weekend, NHISD came home with 10 National Beta qualifiers. A few students advance in more than one event.

Agriscience (Photos Courtesy NHISD)

Kenna Lane served as a Beta representative at convention and helped pass out awards. She also is a National qualifier and Runner-up in Agriscience Division 1, 10th grade.

Mixed Media Division I

Chani Brandenburgh got second with her Division 1 Mixed Media and will be competing at Nationals in June.

On-Sight Painting Division II, Two Dimensional Design

Saul Miranda finished second in Onsite Painting Division II; he also is a National qualifier.

A North Hopkins Beta Club team won third place in the Two Dimensional Design with their banner, advancing them to nationals.

Freshman Problem Solving Championship

Liberty Weatherhead, Mariana Aguilar and Chani Brandenburgh are the new Texas State Freshman Problem Solving Champions. They too advance to Nationals.

Kennedi Erwin is a triple threat in the Junior Beta competitions. She brought home three National qualifying awards: first place in Drawing, second place in Banner and third place in Fiber Arts. She advances to nationals in all three. She also received Best of Show Division 2 Arts and Crafts with her drawing.

Jr. Beta banner

The North Hopkins Junior Beta members also came in second in Two Dimensional Design with their banner.

Jr. Quiz Bowl

The Junior Quiz Bowl team consisting of Conner Hall, Jack Jackson, Kennedi Erwin and Harley Vaughn were in the top 8 out of over 30 Quiz Bowl teams and got to compete in the Quiz Bowl finals.

Many other NH Beta and Junior Beta Club members also participated in the competitions and represented NHISD well, school staff reported.

North Hopkins Beta Club members

Author: Faith Huffman

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