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Henry Clay & Dunbar Take Early Leads in 2023 Governor’s Cup

As Kentucky’s premier academic competition, Governor’s Cup encourages depth and breadth of knowledge, cultural literacy, teamwork, leadership, creativity, risk assessment, and critical thinking. High school teams from Fayette County Public Schools opened the 2023 series in geographical district-level contests, with Henry Clay and Paul Laurence Dunbar leading the way.

District 43 standings: Henry Clay, first place; Bryan Station, second; Frederick Douglass, third; Tates Creek, fourth

  • Individual winners: math, Rosalie Huff, Douglass; science, William Brown, Henry Clay; social studies, William Brown, Henry Clay; language arts, Edith Ingram, Bryan Station; arts & humanities, Samantha Dotson, Douglass; and composition, Frances Kilgore, Bryan Station

District 44 standings: Paul Laurence Dunbar, first place; Lafayette, third

  • Individual winners: math, Krishna Bhatraju, Dunbar; science, Omar Hamid, Dunbar; social studies (tied), Chakrapani Gudlavalleti and Jonah Hubert, both of Dunbar; language arts, Alex Stumbur, Dunbar; arts & humanities, Omar Hamid, Dunbar; and composition, Nina Tay, Dunbar

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. This year’s high school regionals conclude Feb. 18, and the state finals are March 17-20 in Louisville.

Source: Kentucky Association for Academic Competition

Posted Jan. 23, 2023