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Meadowthorpe Academic Team Tops Region 20 in Governor’s Cup

In the 2023 Governor’s Cup, an academic team from Meadowthorpe Elementary won out overall in the Region 20 competition, which concluded the series. Ashland placed first in the Quick Recall portion, while Cassidy scored highest in Future Problem Solving. Congratulations to all the competitors from Fayette County Public Schools!

Region 20 Top Teams: 1. Meadowthorpe; 2. Ashland; 3. Maxwell

Individual Winners:

  • Math – Alex Wang of Meadowthorpe
  • Science – Pinkie Lin of Meadowthorpe
  • Social Studies (tie) – Sydney McIlwraith of Ashland
  • Language Arts – Anand High of Maxwell
  • Social Studies – Ephraim Guzman-Garlin of Tates Creek
  • Composition – Neerav Gyawali of Meadowthorpe

Meadowthorpe’s first-place team, coached by Daniel Parks, also included Divith Aspari, Michael Chang, Satvik Garg, Sarah Goggin, Aarko Guha, Samuel Liew, Hemadharshini Muthu Kumaran, Nathan Reid, Cooper Toppass, Cason Walker, Calvin Wilkerson, and Emma Xiao.

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. The middle grades and high school divisions include district, regional, and state competition. Elementary students participate only in district and regional contests, so the youngest competitors wrapped up this season on March 4.

Source: Kentucky Association for Academic Competition

Posted March 6, 2023