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MHS named National Beta School of Distinction

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Meridian, Mississippi  – National Beta is proud to announce Meridian High School as a 2019-2020 National School of Distinction. This award is an honor for Beta Clubs striving towards academic achievement, exemplary character, demonstrated leadership and service to others. With an ongoing quest to instill these qualities in more students, the National Beta School of Distinction Award is designed to award those schools that show an increase in membership for the current school year.

“Despite how the year ended, our Beta Club pushed forward and continued to thrive,” said Dr. Tiffany Fisher, Meridian High School Beta Club Sponsor. “This award could not have achieved without the collective efforts of the Beta Club officers ---Devontae Hunter, President; Kaileigh Whittingon, Vice-President; Maya Bramlett, Secretary, Jamesha Jones, Treasurer; Zaria Williams, Historian; and Taylor Clayton, Media & Public Relations---sponsors, Dr. Tiffany Fisher, Mrs. Tiffanie Roberts, and Mr. Shannon Hosey, our parents, and the Meridian High School administration.”

Award recipients received a National Beta School of Distinction banner to proudly display as a symbol of their accomplishment. 

“This prestigious honor is a true indication of Meridian High School’s dedication to academic excellence, leadership development, and commitment to celebrating their student’s achievements,” said National Beta’s Chief Executive Officer, Bobby Hart.

About National Beta: National Beta is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. Since its beginnings in 1934, National Beta has been committed to providing students with a positive experience in a supportive manner in grades 4-12. The organization recognizes outstanding achievement, promotes character and social responsibility, encourages service involvement to school and community, and fosters leadership skills. 


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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 5,400 students on 13 school campuses. For more information, please visit us on the web at