Lumbee Tribal Council Recognizes Pembroke Elementary Beta Club Winners at May Business Meeting
The Lumbee Tribal Council Recognized the Pembroke Elementary Junior Beta Club Winners at the May Business Meeting for representing their county well. Several of the winners submitted entries with distinctive Lumbee cultural significance. Eleven students from Pembroke Elementary Junior Beta Club participated in the N.C. Beta Club Convention in January and six brought home awards. This was the schools first year attending. The 11 students competed in the Elementary division against other Beta schools across NC. One entry included beadwork that the student learned at the Lumbee Tribe Boys & Girls Club, while another included a photo of Little Miss Lumbee. One entry included a detailed sewing of the Pinecone Patchwork Design. One student painted a distinctive farm scene.
The award recipients were: Harmonee Chavis - Academics - 5th Grade Science - 4th Place Baileigh Malcolm - Black and White Photography - 1st Place Jeremiah Citron - Visual Arts - Drawing - 2nd Place Jada Freeman - Visual Arts - Painting - 2nd Place Sakyiah Bullard - Visual Arts - Fiber Arts - 1st Place Deana Revels - Visual Arts - Jewelry - 1st PlaceChampion
These students will be traveling to Louisville, Kentucky to represent NC in their category.