The Burton Beta Club recently competed in the state competition, competing against much larger schools.  They brought home many first and second place victories such as Evelyn Archibeque who won a 1st place in Color Photography and 2nd place in Speech and Waylon Archibeque who won a 1st place in Woodworking.  They were recognized by their peers Tuesday morning with an assembly in the gym at Burton Elementary School.  Several of the students will be at the National Beta Convention in Savannah, Georgia this summer.

The complete list of winners includes:

● Charli Majewski - Poetry-3rd Place

● James Dunlop - 5th grade Social Studies-4th Place

● Ellie Archibeque - 4th grade Language Arts-4th Place

● Evelyn Archibeque - 1st place Color Photography and 2nd Place Speech

● Layton Meyer - 5th grade Language Arts-3rd place

● Matthais Countouriotis - 6th grade Math-5th Place

● Colin Purvis - Technology Elementary-3rd place

Ian Spahn - 3rd Place Drawing

● Meredith Odom - 3rd place quilling

● Ellie Archibeque - 3-D design-2nd place

● Liam Diehl - 2nd Place Hand Drawn Anime

● Waylon Archibeque - 1st Place Woodworking

● Everleigh Matthies - 2nd place Recyclable Art, Texas Elementary Beta President

● Aubri Sullivan - 5th place-Spelling bee

● Aaron Thaler, Mason Kalhkake, Rylan Draehn, and Meri Odom - 3rd Place Engineering

● Everett Tiedt, Layton Meyer, Eli Merkley, Colin Purvis, and Luke Rouse - 2nd Place Robotics & 2nd Place Campaign Skit

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  1. Their sponsor Diane Wied has done a fantastic job of getting the members prepared for the convention!! Awesome job!!

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