Carsi Lou Beaty

Rhea County resident Carsi Lu Beaty served as a presenter at the 60th Annual Teen Board Presentation Dance in Knoxville, Tenn. On Saturday, Nov. 7.

A student at McMinn Central High School, Beaty is the daughter of Mack and Sharron Beaty and granddaughter of Ray and Marolyn Beaty of Evensville, and Tony and Carolyn Goodin, She has participated in many activities and garnered awards such as Anchor Club president and vice president; varsity golf and varsity basketball; Hammock Club; Student Council vice president; Top 10; Veterans Day essay winner; Optimist Club essay winner; Tennessee Governor’s Volunteer Star Award; Anchor of the Year; and Girl’s State delegate.

The Teen Board Presentation Dance is one of the largest teenage (black tie) dances in the country where teenagers and adults alike enjoy the same social occasion. Last year, hundreds of leading teenagers as well as adults from various parts of the United States enjoyed the same event.

The Teen Board of Knoxville is a private, non-profit organization solely for teenagers grades 9-12, with adult help. Its purpose is to get teenagers to work and take the lead in civic and welfare projects and to lift their social and moral life to higher standards.