On October 27, Sponsors Jamie Shick and Michael Stambaugh took their newly inducted Junior Beta Club to a Leadership Summit in Grapevine, TX.
Six middle school students participated in sessions that served to motivate, encourage and promote the four principles of the association: Growth, Values, Character and Connect.
As an additional experience, our students participated in two challenges: Rapid Response and Service Snapshot.
The first group activity was a critical thinking challenge that allowed them to create a STEM based project in a short amount of time and reflect on the experience.
The second activity was the development and planning of a community issue that they would like to help/serve. With limited prior knowledge and time, they created a logo, and plan of implementation to work with our Church community to feed homeless individuals in the Montrose area.
Other school participants had elaborate boards, props and flyers to win over the judge but all our students had was themselves and a sheet of paper. They faced the challenge head on, remained calm and optimistic and ultimately got recognized for it.
Because of these accomplishments, the six students have been invited to participate in the National Convention in Orlando this summer.
Congratulations Junior Beta Club for qualifying to participate and share your service ideas at the National Convention!