Knox students are top performers at regional Governor’s Cup

Knox County’s youngest competitors are quickly becoming top performers in the region following the annual regional Governor’s Cup competition.

Elementary students from across Knox County qualified to compete at the region following district-level competition held in late February.


Students from Lynn Camp Elementary took fourth place overall in the region, having accumulated 11.5 points for their performance in each event.

Individual and group winners from the Knox County Public Schools were:

Future Problem Solving
2nd Place, Jesse D. Lay Elementary

2nd Place Tie, Connor Simpson, Lynn Camp Elementary

3rd Place, Madelyn Russell, Central Elementary
5th Place, Kaylie Farmer, Lynn Camp Elementary

Social Studies
1st Place Tie, Devin Carpenter, G.R. Hampton Elementary
3rd Place, Madelyn Russell, Central Elementary

Language Arts
5th Place Tie, Kaylee Ledington, Central Elementary
5th Place Tie, Kaylee Bow, Jesse D. Lay Elementary

Arts and Humanities
4th Place, Emily Cooper, Girdler Elementary

1st Place, Shanna Lewis, Lynn Camp Elementary
4th Place, Kaitlyn Golden, Lynn Camp Elementary
5th Place, Jessica Smith, Dewitt Elementary