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By Christina Sabo, Director of Marketing and Communications


Mount de Sales Academy Named National Beta School of Distinction

[Macon, Georgia] – Catholic private school, Mount de Sales Academy located in Macon, Georgia is proud to announce the earned recognition as a National Beta School of Distinction for the 2022-2023 school year. Mount de Sales Academy earned this recognition by increasing their club’s membership by at least 10% from last year. 

National Beta School of Distinction 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 from the previous school year. This year, only 2,643 Beta Clubs across the country received this award. 

In a congratulatory letter to the school, Bobby Hart, CEO said “This national award speaks highly of your commitment to academic excellence and illustrates your dedication to preparing students for their future.”

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

Mr. David Held, current Mount de Sales Academy President stated: “Mount de Sales is honored to be recognized as a Beta Club School of Distinction. Receiving this honor by such a highly respected educational organization is a reflection of the tremendous efforts of our Beta Club students, under the leadership of Ms. Kim Andrews. In addition to being role models through their commitment to academics and leadership, these outstanding young people have demonstrated the true mission of Catholic Schools through their countless hours of service to others.”  

About National Beta  

With more than 500,000 active members and 9,000 chapters nationally and internationally, National Beta has become the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization. National Beta recognizes outstanding achievement, promotes character and social responsibility, encourages service involvement to school and community, and fosters leadership skills. National Junior Beta includes grades 4-8 and National Senior Beta includes grades 9-12. The National Beta program offers over $300,000 annually to its Senior Beta Members. Visit for more information.