Bath County Middle School has recieved recognition as NATIONAL BETA SCHOOL OF DISTINCTION National Beta School of Distinction Award is an honor for Beta Chapters 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 for the current school year. How does it work? Beta chapters who increase membership 10% by the deadline will be awarded the National Beta School of Distinction. Growth is evaluated based on student membership from the close of the previous school year to student membership as of the deadline.