W. Smith Elementary’s beta club students traveled to Savannah, GA this summer to compete in the National Beta Convention. There were thousands of attendees at the convention, representing 18 different states. W. Smith won third place in the Songfest division and Top 10 for a t-shirt design. Their experience would not have been possible without the help of local sponsors: AllPest Exterminators, LLC, Andrea’s Restaurant, Boh. Bros., The Coffee House, David and Sandra Williams, Eve Tomberlin, 4-H, Frederick J. Sigur, Game Dogs, The Gathering, JoEllen Clark & Family, McDonald’s of St. Bernard, The Meraux Foundation, MLK Community Service, Miriam DuPuy , NAACP, N.B., NKM Health Solutions, LLC, Paul and Amy Serigne, Southern Silk Screening , 360 Trucking NEMT, Teledyne Optech, Third Missionary Baptist Church and W. Smith’s Pre-K Team.