West Columbia, SC - East Point Academy recently inducted nine new members into the National Junior Beta Club. Chapter President Davis Hoffman and Past President Anya Robinson served as the masters of ceremony. Attendees included Board members, teachers and friends and family of inductees and current members. Students were chosen for induction based on their academic achievements and leadership abilities.
As a student-centered organization, East Point Academy Beta Club continually seeks ways to develop and nurture students by providing opportunities and experiences that enable them to demonstrate the ideals of achievement, character, leadership and service. The inductees were Zoe Bryan, Elliana Chipman, Katherine Glenn, Raelyn Arnold, McKenzie Boatwright, Marjorie Evans, Madison Hannon, Samuel Waters and Kasiah Hart.
National Beta is the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. National Beta is committed to recognizing high academic achievement, rewarding and nurturing worthy character, fostering leadership skills and encouraging service to others. At the induction ceremony, the East Point Academy Beta Club was also recognized as a National Beta School of Distinction. In the letter announcing this honor Bob Bright, Chief Executive Officer of National Beta said, “This as award speaks highly of your commitment to academic excellence and illustrates your dedication to preparing students for college and career readiness.”
Head of School, Mark Bounds spoke at the ceremony, complementing past, present and new inductees into the East Point Academy Beta Club. “These students have demonstrated excellence in academic pursuits, strong leadership skills, a sincere dedication to our school and a desire to serve others. I am very proud of each one. Thanks also to all our Beta parents who give so much to make this program so successful,” said Bounds.
East Point Academy is a Mandarin immersion public charter school in West Columbia, SC, serving over 500 students in preschool through eighth grade and was founded in 2011. East Point students receive half of their daily instruction in Mandarin Chinese. East Point Academy has been named a Palmetto Gold School and a 2017 South Carolina Public Charter School District School of Distinction.