Published On: Tue, Mar 1st, 2011

CMS Junior Beta Club attends Convention

            GREENSBORO – The Cherokee Middle School Junior Beta Club recently attended the State Convention in Greensboro and came back with several awards.  Kaycee Lossiah took a first place ribbon in Oil Painting and Dre Crowe took a first place ribbon in Oil Pastels.  Kendall Toineeta won a third place ribbon in Watercolor and the CMS Junior Beta Club won a 2nd place trophy for Overall Art.    

Cherokee Beta Members at Junior Beta Convention in Greensboro (top down): Dre Crowe, Madison Long, Kendall Toineeta, Lacey Arch, Simon Montelongo, Cole Wildcatt, Nesta Bradley, Jared Panther, Kaycee Lossiah, Makayla Pheasant, Peri Wildcatt, Olivia LaCombe, Aidan Galloway, Brandon Buchanan, Xan Sadongei, and Mack Lackey. T-shirts by Judy Castorena of 3 Sisters Design. (Photo courtesy of Yona Wade/CCS)

           Many more competitions were held with Cherokee students competing in the following: 

Banner:  Club

T-Shirt:  Club

Scrapbook:  Club

Poster: Olivia LaCombe, Simon Montelongo, Nesta Bradley, Makayla Pheasant

Poetry: Olivia LaCombe

Living Literature: Peri Wildcatt, Lacey Arch, Madison Long, Dre Crowe, Simon Montelongo, Jared Panther.  Scene based on the book Soft Rain: a Story of the Cherokee Trail of Tears by Cornelia Cornelissen. 

Arts: Wreath: Club, Oil/Acrylic: Kaycee Lossiah, Oil Pastel: Dre Crowe, Pen/Pencil/Ink: Cole Wildcatt, Water Color:  Kendall Toineeta, Sculpture: Cole Wildcatt, Jewelry:  Madison Long, Knitting/crochet: Drew Crowe, Photography: Aidan Galloway (color), Mack Lackey(bw), and Recycled Art: Xan Sadongei

Tests: Geography: Mack Lackey, Math: Kendall Toineeta, Science: Aidan Galloway and Quiz Bowl: Kaycee Lossiah, Brandon Buchanan, Cole Wildcatt, Xan Sadongei

          Students who won ribbons are now qualified to compete at the National Convention in Knoxville, Tenn. in June.

– Yona Wade, Cherokee Central Schools

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