MSA-East National Junior Beta Club competes at state convention

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Participating with the MSA-East Junior Beta Club are from left, first row, Victoria Brigalia, Jill Edenfield (sponsor), Demetric Jackson, Hallie Rodriguez, Shore Fleury, Amber Patin, Savannah Phillips and Briyahn Patin. Second row, Kade Spedale, Dylan Spedale, Blake Barbay and Izack Bailey. Third row, Toni Lewis, Stacey Jackson (sponsor), Emma LeBlanc, Erin Baker, Andre Bui, Doretha Dixon, Dwayne Bell, Jamal Holland, Luke LeBlanc, Andre Blanchard, Darrius Chriss, Jamien Holland, Symmoine Porter, Janet Marionneaux (sponsor), Lyndsey Bromfield and Kaylynn Bromfield. Not Pictured, Kaylynn Thomas.

MSA-East National Junior Beta Club competed in the Louisiana Junior Beta Club Convention May 2 and May 3 at the Cajun Dome in Lafayette.

Emma LeBlanc, Junior Beta member, competed in English against 225 other betas and ranked third overall. She is invited to compete at the national level in Mobile, Alabama this summer.

At the convention, MSA-East students competed in various academic areas, speech, and art.

"This opportunity gave the students experiences with various cultures throughout our state and to build lifetime relationships," said Principal Charles Johnson.

The students also competed in district day at East Ascension High School on January 26, 2013 against 26 clubs. Dwayne Bell placed first in Speech, Kaylynn Bromfield placed first in T-shirt competition and Shore Fleury and Amber Patin placed fourth in Special Talent.