Meridian, MS, May 3, 2022 - Meridian Public School District is proud to announce that Meridian High School is a 2021-2022 National Beta School of Merit. The school earned this recognition by offering National Beta to all eligible grades on their campus. National Junior Beta includes grades 4-8 and National Senior Beta includes grades 9-12.
The National Beta School of Merit award is given to honor a club’s dedication and commitment to academic excellence. To achieve this prestigious honor, a school must include members from all eligible grade levels in their Beta club. This year, only 3,380 Beta Clubs across the country received this award.
In a congratulatory letter to the school, Bobby Hart, CEO said “Thank you for your continued support of National Beta and commitment to developing future leaders!”
“We are extremely proud of our Beta Club achieving this honor during a challenging year of COVID,” said Dr. Tiffany Fisher, MHS Associate Principal, and MHS Beta Club Sponsor. “Our students and sponsors worked collaboratively to achieve this effort.”
About National Beta
With more than 500,000 active members and 9,000 chapters nationally and internationally, National Beta has become the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization. National Beta recognizes outstanding achievement, promotes character and social responsibility, encourages service involvement to school and community, and fosters leadership skills. The National Beta program offers over $300,000 annually to its Senior Beta Members. Visit betaclub.org for more information.
About Meridian Public School District:
The Meridian Public School District prepares all students, in a parent and community partnership, to be literate, self-directed learners with the confidence and character to compete in a complex and ever-changing world. MPSD serves 5,000 students on 13 school campuses. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.mpsdk12.net.