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Lonoke Schools Named National Beta Schools of Merit


Lonoke Public School District is proud to announce that Lonoke Elementary, Middle & High Schools are 2021-2022 National Beta Schools of Merit. The schools earned this recognition by offering National Beta to all eligible grades on their campuses. National Junior Beta includes grades 4-8. 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 schools, Bobby Hart, CEO said “Thank you for your continued support of National Beta and commitment to developing future leaders!”

Melissa Edwards, LPSD Administrator is proud of the hard work our students and their teachers have put in for this award.

Ms. Edwards says, “Congratulations on a well-deserved success! Keep on persevering, growing, and achieving. I greatly appreciate you laying the foundation for future Jackrabbit successes. Go Jackrabbits!”

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 more than $300,000 annually to its Senior Beta members. Visit for more information.