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WCMS Academic Team participated in the the Governor’s Cup Tournament

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      The Wayne County Middle School Academic Team participated in the Governor’s Cup District Tournament at Russell County Middle School on January 19th.Three Wayne County Middle School students placed in the individual subject categories, especially excelling in Science, while the quick recall team placed third at the tournament held at Russell County Middle School on January 19th.

      WCMS placed third overall with a total of 22 points. Casey County Middle School was first with 56 points, Russell County Middle School was second with 24 points, and Somerset Christian School was fourth with 18 points. Those advancing members of the team will travel to the Regional Governor's Cup competition on February 9th at Somerset Christian School. 

Results are as follows:

Individual Awards:
Jacob Haynes placed third in social studies and first in science.
Sam Criswell placed second in language arts and first in arts and humanities.
Christopher Atkins placed fourth in science.

Team Award:
3rd place Quick Recall.


Middle School Academic Team

(L-R) Front row: Academic Team Coach McKenzie Blevins, Taylor Keith, Sam Criswell, Elizabeth Hoskins
Middle row: Academic Team Coach Angela Stinson, Sydney Allen, Audrey Humphries, Phoenix Guffey
Back row: Jacob Haynes, Christopher Atkins, Brayden Lowe, Brayden Church


WCMS Academic Team practicing before the Governor’s Cup Tournament

WCMS Academic Team

(L-R) Congratulations to Jacob Haynes, Sam Criswell, and  Christopher Atkins who received medals in the individual subject categories

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