Cubs, Bears Betas earn trips to Disney World

Goldston, NC – Several members of the Junior Beta Club at J.S. Waters School had strong showings during statewide Beta competition and qualified to showcase their talent at the National Beta Club Convention at Walt Disney World from June 29-July 2:

Artwork by Colton Cox
  • seventh-grader Tyler Measamer qualified after placing first in digital art:
  • sixth-grader Zaria Fuller qualified with a second-place finish in apparel design:
  • seventh-grader Colton Cox made the cut with a fourth-place finish in fiber arts:
  • seventh-grader Evan Cvitkovich qualified with a second-place finish in sculpture:

Providing guidance for those Betas are J. S. Waters educators Robbie Sirls, Dawn Ziblay and Lisa Johnson. In Bear Creek, five Betas out of Chatham Central High School qualified for national competition:

  • senior Madison Gaines, agriscience, fourth place
  • senior Maira Marquez, Spanish, third place
  • junior Carleigh Gentry, color photography, fourth place
  • junior Ciley Beavers, fiber arts, fifth place
  • senior Jacob Ziblay, woodworking, second place

Chatham Central educators Marijo Measamer and Cassadi Walden provide direction for the school’s Betas.