CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (2/4/13) – The Calloway County Middle School Academic Team competed in the regional tournament on February 2nd at North Marshall Middle School and finished fourth among 18 schools in the first region- good enough to qualify for the State level competition.
Along with the fourth place overall title, several CCMS students were awarded medals in the different areas of competition. In fine arts, Avery Wilmurth placed 3rd. Michael Okuda placed 5th in the both science and mathematics. Additionally, Claire Umstead placed 4th in the area of language arts. The written assessment teams also included Braxton Bogard, Joza Mikulcik, Austen Shelton, Jacie Spann, Marshall Thompson, and Sierra Todd.
In the team events, the Lakers claimed the top spot in Future Problem Solving and the fourth place spot in Quick Recall. The Future Problem Solving team composed of Lauren Hale, Mallory Hlava, Brianna Madden, Sierra Todd, and Claire Umstead were named regional champions. The Quick Recall team composed of Will Benson, Cole Emerson, Nic Hawkins, Brianna Madden, Joza Mikulcik, Chance Roberts, Claire Umstead, and Kati Wyant were named fourth place in the region. In addition, the Lakers received the Hume Sportsmanship award, which is voted on by a student member of all represented middle schools.
The Middle School Lakers are now setting their sights on the state tournament, which will be held in Louisville, Kentucky. The Lakers are coached by Heather Duffy, Megan Futrell, Mitch Hultman, Beth Morehead, Robin Simmons, Abigail Spann, Whitney Pile, and Scott Pile.
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