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Vance County Schools Named National Beta District of Distinction for 2021-2022 School Year

HENDERSON, NORTH CAROLINA – National Beta is proud to announce Vance County Schools as a 2021-2022 National District of Distinction. This award is given to those deserving districts who offer National Beta in all schools in their district, and who induct qualifying students in all eligible grades 4-12. Vance County Schools is one of only 36 districts to receive this award nationwide.

Through the exceptional efforts of our Superintendent, Dr. Cindy Bennett, club sponsors and deserving Beta members, Vance County Schools has flourished since the district’s initial Beta charter. This national award speaks highly of Vance County School’s commitment to academic excellence, leadership development and service involvement, and illustrates their dedication to preparing students for college, and career readiness. The students in their district understand the importance of these qualities and exemplify the Beta motto, Let Us Lead by Serving Others.

“Vance County Schools continues to provide opportunities for students to experience service, build character, develop leadership and achieve at increasing levels. Beta Club is one of the ways the district is able to support students in this endeavor”, said VCS’ Superintendent Dr. Cindy Bennett. “I am so proud of each school and the students who are inducted and honored as great examples of those who will one day lead our community. Being named a Beta Club District of Distinction is a great honor to our district and each school.”

Award recipients received a National Beta District of Distinction award to proudly display at their district office. In addition, National Beta District of Distinction principals received a plaque to display at their school.

About National Beta: National Beta is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. Since its beginnings in 1934, National Beta has been committed to providing students with a positive experience in a supportive manner in grades 4-12. The organization recognizes outstanding achievement, promotes character and social responsibility, encourages service involvement to school and community, and fosters leadership skills.

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