GMC's Beta Club
Beta Club has been at GMC since November of 2010. Beta Club is a club that helps students build leadership skills by serving the community.
GMC’s Beta Club was started by Coach Smith and Ms. Earle. In 2011, Mrs. Bailey took over with the help of Ms. Earle. Later Mrs. Meyers and Mrs. Moore joined the team. GMC currently has 210 members from 10th-12th grade enrolled in Beta Club.
To be in Beta Club you must be in grades 10-12 and you have to maintain a GPA of a 4.0 or higher. You are also required to participate in service projects, outside of GMC’s required 50, while maintaining an acceptable discipline record.
GMC's Beta Club participates in Special Olympics, Operation Christmas Child, and multiple blood, food, and clothing drives each year. They also attend State convention every year where students can show off their academic, service, and creative skills. GMC is “hoping to establish more projects this year for years to come,” said Mrs. Bailey.
The National office of Beta Club offers scholarships to members all over the nation. The scholarship is based on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, commendable character, school and community service, as well as National Beta Involvement according to the National Beta website.Mrs. Bailey said that senior “GMC students that apply are... eligible for a Beta Scholarship through GMC.”