Members of the Greenwood High School Beta Club recently attended the National Beta Convention in

New Orleans and came back with two national awards. Bryce Cohea, son of Mike and Robin Cohea,

placed first in the Science Competition, and Kaley Collins, daughter of Anita Crippen and Brett Collins,

placed second in the Trading Pin Design Competition. Greenwood also competed in the National Quiz

Bowl Competition (Bryce Cohea, Jackson Mitchell, Peyton Short and Shane Smith), National Secretary

Campaign for Garrett Spain and National Group Talent (Cody Barbry, Andrew Hinsch, Nate Garvey,

Kathryn Horn, and Winston Turner). The GHS Beta Club qualified in more competitions this year than

ever before in the history of the GHS Beta Club – Six. Qualifying competitions were determined by

winning competitions at the state level in January. While in New Orleans the group participated in the

campaign for National Officers, listened to various inspirational speakers and visited the National WWII

Museum, an alligator farm, and had an airboat swamp tour. Those attending the convention were:

Cody Barbry, Natalie Burklow, Bryce Cohea, Kaley Collins, Nate Garvey, Andrew Hinsch, Kathryn Horn,

Jackson Mitchell, Kaitlyn Mixon, Jessica Reed, Taylor Ross, Peyton Short, Shane Smith, Garrett Spain and

Winston Turner.