Middle School kicks off Governor’s Cup season

Kentucky Governor's Cup Logo

Kentucky Governor's Cup Logo

Knox County’s middle school students kicked off the 2019 Kentucky Governor’s Cup season at host school Barbourville Independent on Saturday, January 19.

Governor’s Cup consists of eight events at district, region and state levels for middle and high school and district level only for elementary students.  The events include:

  • Five Written Assessment Examinations–in Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts and Arts/Humanities
  • Composition–On-Demand Writing
  • Quick Recall
  • Future Problem Solving–an award-winning creative thinking competition

Knox County Middle School teams and students placed in the following events:

  • 2nd Place – Quick Recall
  • 3rd Place – Jacob Osborne, Mathematics
  • 2nd Place – Landen Smith, Science
  • 3rd Place – Kymberleigh Eversole, Science
  • 3rd Place Tie – Brackan Castle and Alexis Fuson, Language Arts
  • 5th Place – Martina Mills, Language Arts
  • 2nd Place – Kymberleigh Eversole, Arts and Humanities
  • 3rd Place – Cameron Williams, Arts and Humanities
  • 5th Place – Austin Powers, Arts and Humanities
  • 2nd Place – Sunni Ann Partin, Composition
  • 3rd Place – Martina Mills, Composition
  • 2nd Place Overall Final Standing

Lynn Camp’s middle school teams and students placed in the following events:

  • 3rd Place – Quick Recall
  • 5th Place – Anthony Havelka, Science
  • 2nd Place – Shanna Lewis, Social Studies
  • 4th Place – Tyler Ramey, Social Studies
  • 5th Place – Cristina Powers, Language Arts
  • 3rd Place Overall Final Standing
  • Hume Sportsmanship Award