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									Welcome
12 th Grade

Betas
What is Sr. Beta?
• Sr. Beta is the club for the
  Best and Brightest
  students that PCHS has to
  offer.
What does Sr. Beta do?
• The Beta club provides YOU with opportunities for
  scholarship, leadership, character development, and service.
Scholarship
• The Beta club has several academic and artistic
  contests throughout the school year.
• The Beta club offers 12TH Grade members FIVE
  scholarship opportunities
Scholarship Deadlines
• National Beta Scholarships
   • 200+ awarded ($1,000 to $15,000)
   • Applications will be accepted after October 15, 2012
      • Two applicants per Beta chapter
   • Application Deadline is December 1, 2012
• Virginia Beta Scholarships
   • 6 to 8 awarded ($500)
      • One applicant per Beta chapter
   • Applications will be accepted soon listen for
     announcements
   • Application Deadline is TBA
• PCHS
   • 2 awarded ($250 to $1,000)
   • Listen to announcements in March/April
     Leadership Summits

                          Registration
Summit Location                          Event Date
                          Deadline
Great Wolf Lodge --
                          10/5/2012      10/13-15/2012
Concord, NC
Embassy Suites --
                          10/5/2012      10/13-15/2013
Huntsville, AL

Hilton -- Lafayette, LA   10/8/2012      10/20-22/2012

Edgewater Beach Resort --
                          10/26/2012     11/3-5/2012
Panama City, FL

Great Wolf Lodge --
                          1/25/2013      2/ 2-4/2013
Mason, OH
Leadership Summits and Conferences
• Benefits click link:
  http://www.betaclub.org/leadershipSummit.php
• Costs:
   • The club will help you fundraise to cover the costs if you
     wish to attend
• If interested put your name on a sign up sheet
Auction Fundraiser
• On Saturday October 6, 2012
   • No conflicts with Band, SCAEL, Forensics, or Varsity
     Sports schedules
• Participation in either this fundraiser or the
  Spring fundraiser is required.
   • Volunteers needed (see sign up sheet)
   • We need donations to auction off as well
   • Minimum: Give out 10 flyers to adults from outside
     PCHS and ask one adult to donate to the auction
  Service


Service Projects   Date          Sponsor

Christmas Cheer    December      Mrs. Alt

                   January and
Backpack Program   February      Ms. Carlson

Fall Festival      Fall?         Mr. Brown

Film on a Field    Spring        Mrs. Mullis

Peer Tutoring      On going      Mr. Turchek
Service Projects
• What would you like to do?
• Club officers will plan additional projects.
Club Sponsors
•   Mrs. Alt
•   Ms. Carlson
•   Mr. Brown
•   Mrs. Mullis
•   Mr. Turchek
•   Mrs. Wikstrom
    Club Responsibilities
• Pay Dues $15 National Beta (new members only)
• Pay Dues $20 PCHS Sr. Beta Club (yearly for all members)

• Maintain Good Character

• Turn in three teacher recommendations (new members
  only )

• Participate in club activities
   •   Two or more service projects (required)
   •   Attend meetings (80% attendance required)
   •   Contribute to/assist with Fundraisers (like the auction)
   •   Attend conventions and conferences (do at least once)
        • Virginia Convention March 14-17, 2013
        • National Convention June 19-22, 2013 (Mobile, Alabama)
Virginia Convention March 14-17, 2013
• Leave PCHS early in morning March 14 or the
  evening of March 13
• Travel to either Washington DC, or Virginia Beach
• Leave Washington DC, or Virginia Beach on
  March 15, 2012 to travel to Richmond, VA
• Stay in Richmond March 15-17 2013
• Return to PCHS March 17
Induction Ceremony
• Thursday October 18, 2012 at 7 pm in the library
   • No conflicts with Band, SCAEL, Forensics, or Varsity
     Sports schedules
• New members are expected to attend.

								
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