The Black Mountain Elementary School Beta Club held an induction ceremony in December. The keynote speaker was T.J. Brewer, and a motivational address was given by Principal Bonnie LeFevers. Music was provided by Lawanna Blevins, and the mistress of ceremonies was Heather Howard.
Officers for the club are: President, Gabe Lewis; vice-president, Hannah Pittman; secretary, Maci Osborne; and treasurer, Leah Taulbee.
Beta Club members enrolled last year included: Victoria Adams, Megan Blanton, Madison Combs, Dekyia Hopkins, Autumn Howard, Jace Howard, Gabe Lewis, Hannah Pittman, Emma Poteet, Lindsay Saylor, Gunner Snelling and Mackenzie Snelling.
New Beta Club inductees include: Adam Bennett, Coral Burkhart, Landon Burgan, Emily Evans, David Farley, Nathanial Gross, Kaylin Hardy, Sarah Huff, John Hughes, Sean Kelly, Nathan Manning, Katera Massengale, Emily Osborne, Maci Osborne, Nakita Risner, Leah Taulbee, Isaac Taulbee, Hannah Turner and Kaitlin Turner.
Beta Club sponsors for the school are Heather Howard, fourth-grade teacher, and Donna Helton, FRYSC coordinator.