The Vinton Elementary Beta Club recently attended Ohio’s Junior Beta Convention. The convention was held in Columbus on April 16th. The club has 26 members and 24 qualified to attend convention.

Club members worked for several months preparing for the various convention activities and competitions. All of their practice and dedication paid off, because the club brought home multiple Division I awards.

2018 Junior Beta Convention Results

Individual Competitions


Math: Kylie Denney-3rd place


Science: Abby Kirk-2nd place

Black/White Photography: Abby Kirk-2nd place


Social Studies: Nicolas Casey-3rd place


Speech: Haylee Eblin-2nd place


Essay: Kirsten Campbell-1st place

Language Arts: Kirsten Campbell-3rd place


Poetry: Kallie Burger-2nd place

Recyclable Art: Kallie Burger- 2nd place


Talent-Alexia Fitzwater- 1st place


Painting: Madison Jones- 1st place


Woodworking: Gary Truance- 3rd place

T-Shirt Design: Brendan Clagg- 3rd place


Spotlight the Club- Josie Ramey and Jordyn Barrett – 1st place

Sketching – Logan McClintic – Participant

Team Competitions


Quiz Bowl- Haylee Eblin, Bryleigh Saxon, Gracie Marcum, and Katie Maynard- 2nd place

Book Battle- Madison Jones, Josie Ramey, Jordyn Barrett, and Sydney Hammond -1st place

Tower of Power- Carlito Long, Michael Lawson, Kaleb Rapp, Gary Truance, and Carson Hollanbaugh- 2nd place

Advertising and Design- Madison Jones, Keerstin Shaver, Brendan Clagg, Evan Richardson – 1st place