New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2022 - The New Orleans Charter Science & Mathematics High School is proud to announce that Sci High is a 2021-2022 National Beta School of Merit. The school earned this recognition by offering National Beta to all eligible grades on their campus. National Junior Beta includes grades 4-8 and National Senior Beta includes grades 9-12.
The National Beta School of Merit award is given to honor a club’s dedication and commitment to academic excellence. To achieve this prestigious honor, a school must include members from all eligible grade levels in their Beta club. This year, only 3,380 Beta Clubs across the country received this award.
In a congratulatory letter to the school, Bobby Hart, CEO said,
“Thank you for your continued support of National Beta and commitment to developing future leaders!”
On, Wednesday, May 4th Sci High's BETA Club inducts 8 students who applied out of 20 students that were invited for the national honor. To be a member, students must maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA throughout their high school career, complete at least 20 community service hours a year, and apply to join.
"BETA is a super awesome organization that looks great on students' resumes while also offering scholarship opportunities during their senior year."
writes, Rebecca McMillian, club sponsor in an invitation to faculty and staff to be part of the ceremony. Sci High is proud of the school being named a National School of Merit.
About National Beta
With more than 500,000 active members and 9,000 chapters nationally and internationally, National Beta has become the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization. National Beta recognizes outstanding achievement, promotes character and social responsibility, encourages service involvement to school and community, and fosters leadership skills. The National Beta program offers over $300,000 annually to its Senior Beta Members. Visit betaclub.org for more information.