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Tiger Beta Club places well in National competition
BI Beta Club students
Bradwell Institue's Beta Club placed well in a national competition held in Oklahoma City last month. Tigers wanting information on Beta Club can email (photo provided by Tori Lewis)

Last week, seven members of the Bradwell Institute chapter of the National Beta Club traveled to Oklahoma City to compete against the state winners of other club chapters from around the country. 

According to BI Advanced Placement Biology Teacher and Beta Club Sponsor Tori Lewis the competition was extremely tough with over 20,000 students in attendance.

“I am so proud of all of their hard work at convention and all year long,” she said.

Andres Robles-Sotomayor placed first in tenth grade Spanish. Madison Steyer placed sixth in Division 1 Photography, and the club placed seventh in a group competition called Meeting of the Minds.

In that portion of the competition Amanda Giddings, Andres Robles-Sotomayor, Tiana Lawton, and Madison Steyer designed abd built a well.

Lewis added that Kaylee Nall competed in Division 1 Poetry, Maraleigh Buss in Division 1 Sculpture, and Michelle Zhu in Division 2 On-Site Painting. 

About Beta Club

Beta Club is a national academic service organization that was founded in 1934. The Bradwell chapter was founded in 1938. Lewis said they begin recruiting students in late August. Students should be in honors or AP classes and hold a 90 or high GPA. Students must also complete 15 hours of community service.

Tiger students wishing to receive more information on Beta Club may email:

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