Campbellsville Middle School academic team recently competed at region Governor’s Cup, and, as a result, two students will advance to state competition.
Seven students placed at the District competition to advance to region.
They include the CMS future problem solving team, which is made up of eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, seventh-graders Karlee Rakel and MaCayla Falls and sixth-grader Kayden Birdwell.
Seventh-grader Haylee Allen and sixth-grader Karlie Cox advanced in written composition.
Allen and sixth-grader Isaac Garrison advanced in the math written exam.
Falls advanced in the science exam.
And Dabney advanced in the social studies exam.
Region competition was on Monday, Jan. 29, and Saturday, Feb. 3, at Meece Middle School in Somerset.
At region, Allen placed fourth in math and Falls was fourth in science. As a result, the two advance to state competition.
The CMS FPS team placed fourth out of eight teams.
Overall, the CMS team placed 10th.
At Governor’s Cup competitions, teams compete in on-demand writing, quick recall, future problem solving and five written exams, including math, science, social studies, language arts and arts and humanities.
In its district, Campbellsville Middle School competes against Adair, Green and Taylor counties.
At region competition, CMS competed against Adair, Green, Taylor, Clinton, Cumberland, Metcalfe, Monroe, Casey, Russell and Wayne counties, Somerset Christian School, Meece Middle School, Northern Middle School, Science Hill Elementary School and Southern Middle School.
State competition will be on March 17-19 at the Galt House in Louisville.
Steven Gumm and Debbie Edwards sponsor the CMS academic team, which is made up of CMS sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders.
CMS seventh-graders MaCayla Falls, at left, and Haylee Allen placed fourth in science and math, respectively, at region Governor’s Cup on Saturday, Feb. 3, and now advance to state competition.