Longview Elementary students set standard for service

By John Bailey, Hickory Daily Record

Longview Elementary Students | Robert Reed Photo

While most students were enjoying some time off from school last week, members of the Longview Elementary Junior Beta Club were busy grabbing some of the spotlight among 15,000 other students at the National Beta Club Convention in Orlando, Fla.

Fifth-graders Preston Lewis, Byron Phillips, Vanessa Ramirez-Soto and Elizabeth Tlanepantla-Lopez earned a top-10 finish for their group scrapbook while Ramirez-Soto finished in the top 10 in the language arts competition.

“It’s just so cool whenever your project gets to be out in the national Beta Club convention,” Preston Lewis said.

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