LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/4/13) – Dixie, Meadowthorpe and Rosa Parks elementary schools topped their respective fields, and Athens-Chilesburg was runner-up in its group in the 2013 Governor’s Cup district competition, which concluded March 2. The Region 21 contests are slated for later this month.
The Governor’s Cup was founded in 1986 as a way to promote and reward outstanding academic achievement. It has since become Kentucky’s premier academic competition. A contest consists of five written assessment exams, composition (on-demand writing), future problem-solving and quick recall (also known as quiz bowl).
District 79 Team Results (FCPS)
Overall: 1. Dixie; 2. Cassidy; 3. Maxwell; 4. Ashland
Future problem-solving: 1. Dixie
Quick recall: 1. Dixie; 2. Cassidy; 3. Maxwell; 4. Ashland
Sportsmanship Award: Cassidy
Overall: 1. Meadowthorpe
Future problem-solving: 1. Meadowthorpe
Quick recall: 1. Meadowthorpe
Overall: 1. Rosa Parks; 2. Garden Springs; 3. Clays Mill; 4. Wellington
Future problem-solving: 1. Garden Springs; 2. Rosa Parks; 3. Clays Mill; 4. Wellington
Quick recall: 1. Rosa Parks; 2. Clays Mill; 3. Garden Springs; 4. Wellington
Sportsmanship Award: Wellington
Overall: 2. Athens-Chilesburg
Future problem-solving: 2. Athens-Chilesburg
Quick recall: 2. Athens-Chilesburg
For individuals’ scores and further details, visit www.kaac.com. (Click on “Governor’s Cup results” in the quick links, choose elementary "district," then type the school's name in the search box.)
The 2013 elementary competition culminates with regional contests March 19 and 23. The middle grades and high school divisions also include state contests, with the finals set for March 16-18 in Louisville.
Information provided by Tammy Lane
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