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Dixie, Meadowthorpe, Rosa Parks take lead in Governor’s Cup

gov cup 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/4/13) – Dixie, Meadowthorpe and Rosa Parks elementary schools topped their respective fields, and Athens-Chilesburg was runner-up in its group in the 2013 Governor’s Cup district competition, which concluded March 2. The Region 21 contests are slated for later this month.
 
The Governor’s Cup was founded in 1986 as a way to promote and reward outstanding academic achievement. It has since become Kentucky’s premier academic competition. A contest consists of five written assessment exams, composition (on-demand writing), future problem-solving and quick recall (also known as quiz bowl).
 
District 79 Team Results (FCPS)
 
 Overall: 1. Dixie; 2. Cassidy; 3. Maxwell; 4. Ashland
 Future problem-solving: 1. Dixie
 Quick recall: 1. Dixie; 2. Cassidy; 3. Maxwell; 4. Ashland
 Sportsmanship Award: Cassidy
 
District 80
 
 Overall: 1. Meadowthorpe
 Future problem-solving: 1. Meadowthorpe
 Quick recall: 1. Meadowthorpe
 
District 81
 
 Overall: 1. Rosa Parks; 2. Garden Springs; 3. Clays Mill; 4. Wellington
 Future problem-solving: 1. Garden Springs; 2. Rosa Parks; 3. Clays Mill; 4. Wellington
 Quick recall: 1. Rosa Parks; 2. Clays Mill; 3. Garden Springs; 4. Wellington
 Sportsmanship Award: Wellington
 
District 82
 
 Overall: 2. Athens-Chilesburg
 Future problem-solving: 2. Athens-Chilesburg
 Quick recall: 2. Athens-Chilesburg
 
For individuals’ scores and further details, visit www.kaac.com. (Click on “Governor’s Cup results” in the quick links, choose elementary "district," then type the school's name in the search box.)
 
The 2013 elementary competition culminates with regional contests March 19 and 23. The middle grades and high school divisions also include state contests, with the finals set for March 16-18 in Louisville.
 
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