Fifty nine Honey Grove ISD graduates walked to receive their diplomas at a socially distanced ceremony Friday.

The National Beta Club announced that Hayden Stroud has been awarded the $20,000 Beta Club Scholarship. This is the top scholarship awarded to a National Beta Club member. Stroud competed against over 3,200 applicants to win this prestigious award.

Honey Grove ISD is still serving cafeteria meals every day for students from 9 to 11 a.m. The method of delivery has changed so that there is no physical contact between the cafeteria workers and those receiving meals.

With Fannin County officials planning to order residents to shelter in place, Honey Grove ISD will mail educational packets rather than pass them out. Daily meals will continue to be served, officials say.

Honey Grove student Ben Patrick was elected the state Beta Vice-President at the recent Texas State Beta Convention. This is the fourth year in a row that the newly elected Vice-President is from Honey Grove.