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The National Beta Club is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. And for more than 80 years, it has prepared today's students to be tomorrow's leaders.

Mission Statement:

To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.


Beta’s mission originated with Dr. John W. Harris, a professor at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, who founded the organization in 1934. The Pottsville Chapter of Beta was founded in 1965. 


The Beta Club Motto: "Let us lead by serving others."


The Arkansas State Beta Club Convention will be held at the Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas, January 24-25, 2019.


This National  convention will be in Oklahoma City, OK, June 19-22, 2019.


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