McFadden School of Excellence Shines at National Elementary Beta Club Convention

Students from McFadden School of Excellence showcased exceptional achievements at the recent National Elementary Beta Club Convention held at the Opryland Hotel. Gathering alongside thousands of Beta Club members from across Tennessee, McFadden's students not only embodied the values of achievement, character, service, and leadership but also clinched an impressive array of awards, firmly establishing the school as a standout performer at the event.


Book Battle: Lorelai LeDoux, Lydia Luna, Enzo Trahan - 1st Place

Math: Dylan Weber - 1st Place

Instrumental Talent on Piano: Jason Hu - 1st Place

Service Learning Showcase: Charlie Herod - 1st Place

Technology: Drew Gallagher, Jason Hu, Corbin Jeffreys, Luke Redmon, Bishop Roberts, Levi Thomas - 1st Place

3-Dimensional Design: Deklan Fulghum, Alex Golden, Alexander Lewis, Samuel St. John - 1st Place

Spelling Bee: Neel Kodali - 1st Place

Songfest: 1st Place

Apparel and Design: Rupal Bajlory, Lela Branch, Phoebe Carroll, Lydia Luna, Blakeslee Miller, Lynley Polk, Emma Thorn - 2nd Place

Handmade Jewelry: Charlie Herod - 2nd Place

English Language Arts: Lydia Luna - 2nd Place

Math: Zoe Chen - 2nd Place

Quiz Bowl: Radha Amraotikar, Camden Campbell, Amelia Luther, Sawyer Moore - 2nd Place

Social Studies: Gentry Adamson - 2nd Place

Speech: Presley DeLoach - 3rd Place

Creative Writing: MJ Baldwin - 3rd Place

Drawing: Taylor Tripp - 3rd Place

Musicology: Henok Daniel, Aislin Genet, Jacob Rivera, Taylor Tripp - 3rd Place

Poetry: McKinley Moss - 4th Place

Marketing and Communications: Gideon Alemayehu, Elenore Benjamin, Virginia Jennings, McKinley Moss, Asa Russell - 4th Place

Spanish: Lylah Garcia Lopez - 4th Place

Woodworking: Allie Mathews - 4th Place

Fiber Art: Parthenia Yossef - 5th Place

Science: Carter Compton - 5th Place


McFadden's diverse talents were on full display, spanning academic, artistic, and creative domains. The school's commitment to fostering well-rounded students was evident, securing the highest number of awards among all participating elementary schools. This impressive feat not only highlights McFadden's dedication to academic excellence but also reinforces its emphasis on character development, service, and leadership. As McFadden School of Excellence continues to nurture these exceptional students, the future undoubtedly holds even greater successes for this outstanding community.