TJ Represents at National Junior Beta Club Convention


Several ​students from Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy participated in the National Junior Beta Club Convention, which took place at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center​ in Georgia​ ​from​ June 12-16.

Hunter Plaster​ of Shelby, NC ​ finished in first place in the nation in the grade 6 ​s​ocial ​s​tudies competition​!​

In addition:

  • Melea Jones finished in 5th place in grade 8 ​l​anguage ​a​rts
  • Matilda Ziegler finished in 7th place in grade 7 ​s​ocial ​s​tudies
  • Turner Cook, Eleni Fiore, Judson Ohmstead, Ian Richards, and Lawson Taylor finished in 7th place in grade 6-8 ​r​obotics
  • Caterina Fiore finished in 9th place in grade 6-8 ​p​hotography
  • Kennedy Ruff, a rising ​ninth​ grader, also participated in the convention as one of a handful of Premier Performers.

​TJCA Beta Club sponsor, Misty Yelton, commented: “E​ach​ student ​who ​attended ​the ​National J​unior​ Beta Convention placed in ​his or her​​ respective​ event! ​ ​In only our ​second​ year as a ​school ​club, I ​believe​ our success is a true reflection of the excellent academic preparation ​of​ our classical curriculum at TJCA.”

The National Beta Club is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America; its mission is promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership.

P​ictured: ​ The TJCA delegation to the Jr. Beta Convention in Savannah, Georgia

National Beta Competition