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Beta Wins Big at State

Posted Date: 02/15/2019


The Honey Grove High School Beta Club had a very successful weekend at the state convention, which was held Feb. 1-2 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine.

VPsJunior Jake Caffee was elected State Beta Vice-President for the 2019-2020 school year. This is Honey Grove’s third consecutive year to hold this state office: Senior Aaron Nelson held the office in 2017-18, and Junior Hayden Stroud is the current vice-president.

Jake is Honey Grove’s 16th state officer overall. He campaigned with a State Farm-themed skit and slogan: “Like a Good Beta, Jake Caffee Will Be There.” Jake will run for the national office in June at the national convention in Oklahoma City.

The club advanced to nationals in 18 events:

  • Service – 1st Place
  • Banner – 2nd Place
  • Portfolio – 3rd Place
  • Aaron Nelson (sr.) – 1st Place Technology; 1st Place Mixed Media
  • Whitney Mahan (sr.) – 1st Place Speech
  • Parker Weger (soph.) – 3rd Place Social Studies
  • Maddie Cason (soph.) – 2nd Place On-Site Art; 2nd Place Drawing
  • Brinkleigh Mayberry (fresh.) – 1st Place Language Arts
  • Taylor Norris (fresh.) – 3rd Place Agriculture
  • Campaign Skit – 2nd Place
  • Laura Bell (sr.) – 2nd Place Painting
  • Casey Breece (sr.) – 3rd Place Sculpture
  • Trey Corbett (jr.) – 1st Place Recyclable Art
  • Kamren Smith (fresh.) – 3rd Place Math
  • Spotlight on Service Showcase – 1st Place Team: Allie Morrison, Maura O’Dea, Chesney May, Madison Loschke (all juniors)
  • Golden Key Award – Convention Growth

campaign skit

show choir