Students from 16 schools in the tri-county area gathered together at G.R. Hampton Elementary in Barbourville on Saturday, March 21, to compete for the title of Regional Governor’s Cup champions.
In the elementary (Grade 5 and below) division, students take part in a District and Regional competition. Governor’s Cup consists of eight events including five written assessment examinations in mathematics, science, social studies, Language Arts and arts/humanities, composition on-demand writing, Quick Recall and Future Problem Solving–an award-winning creative thinking competition.
Winners representing the Knox County Public Schools include:
Math Assessment: 5th Place – Blake Ledford – Jesse D. Lay Elementary
Social Studies Assessment: 1st Place – Blake Ledford – Jesse D. Lay Elementary
Composition Assessment: 4th Place – Emma Abner – Jesse D. Lay Elementary
Arts and Humanities Assessments: 5th Place – Bryce Imel – Jesse D. Lay Elementary
Future Problem Solving Team: 4th Place – Jesse D. Lay Elementary
Quick Recall Team: 4th Place – Jesse D. Lay Elementary
Overall Ranking: 4th Place – Jesse D. Lay Elementary