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CCMS Academic Team Shines in Nashville Regional Bee Tournaments

CCMS Academic Team Shines in Nashville Regional Bee Tournaments

Calloway County Middle School's Academic Team competed in the regional Science, Geography, and History Bee tournaments at Freedom Middle School in Franklin, TN. The Lakers finished an online qualifier earlier this year to earn the invitation to compete against teams from three states. Numerous students earned honors and advanced to the national and international bee competitions.

In the Science Bee portion of the tournament, the Lakers brought home several medals and distinctions. In the 8th grade division, Ella Martin brought home the championship medal. The seventh-grade division saw Theodore Perlow bring home the championship, followed by Collin Naber with the runner-up medal. The Lakers placed two students in the sixth-grade division with Eli Craft claiming second place and Wyatt Lasley finishing in third place.  In total, the Science Bee team had 9 students make finals, 7 students qualify for the National Science Bee, and 5 students received invitations to the international tournament!  The Science Bee team is composed of Mirielle Gupton, Ella Martin, Tyler Sebby, Collin Naber, Theodore Perlow, Joesph French, Keela Arnett, Elijah Craft, Zach Hudson, and Wyatt Lasley.

In the Geography Bee portion of the tournament, the Lakers brought home several medals and distinctions. In the 8th grade division, Molly Pierce brought home the second-place medal, followed by Tyler Saalwaechter in third place.  In the 7th grade division, Collin Naber finished in third place. In total, the Geography Bee team had 5 students make finals, 4 students qualify for the National Geography Bee, and 3 students received invitations to the international tournament!  The Geography Bee team is composed of Molly Pierce, Tyler Saalwaechter, Collin Naber, Andy Rogers, and Jayden Burkeen.

In the History Bee portion of the tournament, the Lakers also brought home numerous medals and championship distinction.  In the 8th grade division, the Lakers brought home the championship trophy secured by Molly Pierce, followed by Tyler Saalwaechter in third place.  In total, the History Bee team had 8 students make finals, 8 students qualify for the National History Bee, and 4 students received invitations to the international tournament!  The History Bee team is composed of Molly Pierce, Tyler Saalwaechter, Brayden York, Theodore Perlow, Mason Falwell, Andy Rogers, Jayden Burkeen, Braxton Cossey, and Nathan Langley.