Students across Knox County and the Commonwealth are in pursuit of the Governor’s Cup for excellence in academics.
(Note: Check this page for updates throughout the Governor’s Cup season. Up next: Regional Middle and High School and District Elementary)
On January 21, 2017, Barbourville Middle School hosted the 67th District Middle Governor’s Cup Competition, which included teams from Barbourville, Knox Middle, and Lynn Camp. All three schools performed well with all schools advancing students on to the regional competition to be held at Lynn Camp on February 4.
On January 28, 2017, Lynn Camp Middle./High hosted the 50th District High School Governor’s Cup Competition, which included teams from Clay County, Barbourville, Knox Central, and Lynn Camp. The teams will now advance to regional competition in February.
Governor’s Cup consists of eight events including five written assessments in the content areas of 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.
Governor’s Cup has become the state’s premier academic event, involving over 20,000 students, nearly 1200 schools, and thousands of coaches, administrators, parents and community leaders who see the rewards gained from encouraging academic performance through properly structured and professionally administered academic competition. Competition begins at the District level as competitors challenge their peers to advance to Regional, then State, competition.