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Rosa Parks, Liberty, and Meadowthorpe take early leads in Governor’s Cup

Rosa Parks, Liberty, and Meadowthorpe elementary schools led their respective fields at the start of the 2019 Governor’s Cup, with district-level contests concluding Feb. 9. The Governor’s Cup, which was founded in 1986 to promote classroom achievement, is Kentucky’s premier academic competition. A contest consists of five written assessment exams, composition (on-demand writing), future problem-solving, and quick recall (quiz bowl).  

FCPS team standings in District 83

  • Overall: third, Garden Springs; fourth, Cassidy.
  • Quick recall: first, Garden Springs; fourth, Cassidy.
  • Hume Sportsmanship Award: Cassidy.

District 84

  • Overall: first, Rosa Parks; second, Wellington; third, Clays Mill.
  • Future problem-solving: first, Rosa Parks; second, Clays Mill; third, Wellington.
  • Quick recall: first, Rosa Parks; second, Wellington; third, Clays Mill.

District 85

  • Overall: first, Liberty; second, Athens-Chilesburg; third, Garrett Morgan; fourth, Dixie Magnet.
  • Future problem-solving: first, Liberty; second, Garrett Morgan.
  • Quick recall: first, Athens-Chilesburg; second, Liberty; third, Garrett Morgan; fourth, Dixie.
  • Hume Sportsmanship Award: Liberty.

District 86

  • Overall: first, Meadowthorpe; second, Ashland; third, Maxwell.
  • Future problem-solving: first, Ashland.
  • Quick recall: first, Meadowthorpe; second, Ashland; fourth, Maxwell.
  • Hume Sportsmanship Award: Maxwell.

Complete results

The middle grades and high school divisions of Governor’s Cup include district, regional, and state competition. Elementary students participate only in district and regional contests, and this year’s elementary regionals conclude on March 2.


Tammy L. Lane, district webmaster
(859) 381-4236