NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former Bladen County, N.C., Schools Superintendent Kenneth Dinkins has been elected chairman of the National Beta Club Board of Directors at a recent meeting in Nashville.
The National Beta Club Board of Directors is comprised of 18 members, one from each of the Beta Club states. The organization recognizes students who achieve high academic accomplishments, character, leadership and service to their community and school.
The Board supervises the activities of students and clubs for more than 450,000 active members.
Dinkins is also the former district supervisor for the Williston School District 29 in Barnwell County, S.C., and Chesterfield County School District, S.C.
“I am honored to serve the students of America in this capacity,” Dinkins said. “The Beta Club is an outstanding organization that serves many students all across the country. It is with pleasure that I work with the Beta sponsors and students as we strive for excellence.”
The National Beta Club is the largest independent, nonprofit, educational youth organization in America. It has been in existence for more than 80 years.