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CCMS Academic Team Wins Regional Governor's Cup, Heads to State Finals

CCMS Academic Team Wins Regional Governor's Cup, Heads to State Finals

Calloway County Middle School Academic Team finished first in the Regional Governor's Cup competition held on February 10 at Graves County Middle School. The win over 14 other regional schools qualifies the team for the state competition in Louisville in March. The Lakers have now won the regional championship 15 out of the last 16 years. CCMS totaled 66 team points, followed by Heath Middle in second with 21.5 points, and Paducah Middle in third with 10 points. 

Along with the overall championship, many students were awarded medals in the different areas of competition. In the area of science, the Lakers claimed the top three spots with Ava Bogard claiming the regional championship, followed by Ella Martin in second, and Collin Naber in third place. The Lakers claimed three spots in fine arts with Ella Martin being named regional champion, Hayden Gilbert coming in as regional runner-up, and Ella Finley in fourth place. The Lakers also claimed three spots in mathematics with Ava Bogard claiming regional runner-up, followed by Kyler McKeel in fifth place, and Mason Riley in sixth place. The area of social studies had three students medaling with Molly Pierce and Theodore Perlow both taking regional champion, followed by Tyler Saalwaechter in fourth place. The Lakers had Hillary Bohannon claiming the language arts championship, followed by Collin Naber in the second-place spot, and Tyler Sebby coming in sixth place. In the the written assessment competition, Mason Riley claimed the championship in composition, followed by Leah Hughes in sixth place.