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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