The Beta Club is an organization for 4th through 12th grade students. Its purpose is “to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership and service among elementary and secondary school students.” The State Beta Club Convention was held in Springfield this past November. Mallorie Miles who’s father is Jeff Miles, an assistant chief for the Woodland FPD submitted an entry related to the fire service. She took the back of an old fire engine and made an American flag display with flashing lights, etc. She won first place for her entry and will now travel to the National Beta Club Convention in Texas in June.