Runnels | Independent School, Baton Rouge


Runnels Teacher Recognized for 25 Years as Beta Sponsor


Elementary teacher John Baird recently celebrated his 25th year as a Junior Beta Club sponsor at Runnels. To recognize this milestone achievement, the National Beta Club presented him with a crystal paper weight, pin, and certificate of recognition.
Mr. Baird served as head sponsor of the Junior Beta Club from 1994, the year the organization was chartered at our school, through 2014.  Since then, he has been an assistant sponsor.    
Membership in the Jr. Beta Club, whose mission is “to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership and service,” is open to students with a GPA of 3.0 or above in grades 6-8.