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CCMS 6th Grade Academic Team are Showcase Champions

CCMS 6th grade A team

Recently, the 6th grade Laker Academic Team brought home their 14th championship in the past fifteen years at the Academic Showcase.  The event was sponsored by the Kentucky Association of Academic Competition and was hosted by Fancy Farm Elementary.  

After a great day of competition, the Lakers posted an amazing team score of 94 points, while Wingo Elementary finished as runners-up with a total of 31 points.   

In the written assessments, the Lakers brought home hardware in every competition!  In Language Arts, the Lakers claimed three spots as Hillary Bohannon finished in first place, followed by Hadley Rushing in third place, and Tyler Sebby in fifth place.  The Lakers claimed the top three medalists in Science where Ella Martin was named champion, followed by Mirielle Gupton in second place, and Molly Pierce in third place.  The area of Mathematics had Tyler Sebby claiming the championship with Mason Riley finishing as runner-up. In Social Studies, the Lakers had Molly Pierce claim the championship with Tyler Saalwaechter claiming the runner-up spot.  The Lakers had three students medal in Fine Arts with Ella Martin claiming the championship, followed by Wesley Suiter in second place, and Brody Catlin in fourth place.  The Lakers also had success in composition with Hillary Bohannon finishing in fourth place, Hadley Rushing coming in at sixth place, and Chloe Sanders narrowly missing the medals.  In addition, the Quick Recall team won the championship going undefeated throughout the tournament.  The Quick Recall team includes Ella Martin, Hillary Bohannon, Hadley Rushing, Molly Pierce, Kannon Bruce, Wesley Suiter, Mason Riley, and Evan Falwell. 

A few individuals of the Laker Team brought home some special state recognition from the weekend.  Their individual score placed them amongst the top 10 of individual competitors across the state. Molly Pierce’s history score placed her as number one in the state, while Ella Martin’s fine arts score also placed her as the state champion score. In addition, Ella Martin also claimed the third highest score in science, while Hillary Bohannon finished as fourth in the state in language arts. This is an impressive accomplishment since there were 188 total schools that competed in the Sixth Grade Showcase! 

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