Briarlake Students Receive Jr. BETA Club Recognition

//Briarlake Students Receive Jr. BETA Club Recognition

Nineteen Briarlake Elementary School students represented the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) in a statewide competition held Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 in Savannah, Ga.

Briarlake’s Jr. Beta Club placed in four categories at the 2017 Georgia Junior Beta Club Convention, which allows clubs throughout the state to showcase their skills in academic achievement, character, service, and leadership.

Six Briarlake students took home awards for placing in the following categories:

  • Pastels or Charcoals, Division 1 – McKenna Smith (1st place)
  • Sketching, Division 1 – Emerson Cowles (1st place)
  • Social Studies, Division 1, 5th Grade – Vivian Dolensky (2nd Place)
  • Book Battle, Division 1 – Jackson Holt, Vivian Dolensky, Rand Musawi (2nd place)

Each of the 19 participating students competed in the following categories:

Individual Competitions:

  • Language Arts, Division 1, Fifth Grade – Jackson Holt
  • Sketching, Division I – Emerson Cowles
  • Sculpture, Division 1, – Fletcher Courtney-Long
  • Poetry, Division 1 – Hunter West
  • Pastels or Charcoals, Division 1 – McKenna Smith
  • Painting, Division I – Elise Garcia
  • Color Photography, Division 1 – Elise Cowles
  • Black & White Photography, Division 1 – Joshua Yancy
  • Math, Division 1, Fifth Grade – Sienna Beelner
  • Science, Division 1, Fifth Grade – Aaron Gerstle
  • Social Studies, Division 1, Fifth Grade – Vivian Dolensky
  • Special Talent – Troy Butler, Amanda Beckwith, Joshua Yancy

Team Competitions

  • Advertising Design, Division 1 – Tess Cobb, Ava Waters, Troy Butler, Fletcher Courtney-Long
  • Book Battle, Division 1: Jackson Holt, Vivian Dolensky, Rand Musawi
  • Quiz Bowl, Division 1:   Troy Butler, Aaron Gerstle, Harrison Miller, Haaven Siye
  • Tower of Power, Division 1:  Fletcher Courtney-Long, Sarah Frierson, Rand Musawi, Jackson Holt, Amanda Beckwith
  • Club Competitions:  Banner, T-Shirt and Songfest

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