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ACMS 6th Grade Academic Team finishes 3rd at Governor's Cup

Several earn individual medals against stiff competition
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By Wes Feese
Media Relations, Adair County Schools

Adair County Middle School's sixth grade academic team traveled to Science Hill Elementary School Saturday. December 3, 2016 for the Governor's Cup 6th Grade Showcase. Competing against some of the brightest young students in the state, the squad managed an impressive third place finish and took home several individual awards as well.

"We are so proud of our team," says Mary Ann McQuaide, who coaches the team, along with Vicki Leibeck. "All the members have studied hard and shown great dedication."

In addition to the third place overall team finish, the quick recall team placed fourth. Top 10 individual performers included: Briley Burns, second place in composition; Elizabeth Smith, third place in social studies; Alannah Bowman, third place in language arts and fourth place in science; Gracelynn Akin, fifth place in composition; Angelina Firkins, fifth place in arts and humanities; and Mirah Murphy, sixth place in math.

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Adair Co. Middle School Academic Team

2016-12-07 - ACMS, 322 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Wes Feese, Media Relations, Adair County School District.
The sixth grade academic team at Adair County Middle School finished in third place Saturday at the prestigious Governor's Cup 6th Grade Showcase at Science Hill Elementary School in Pulaski County, KY. Team members are, front row, from left: Haley Walters, Amelia Cowan, Gracelynn Akin, Rachel Brown, Mirah Murphy, and Riley Reynolds. Back row: Scout Decker, Paris Taylor, Elizabeth Smith, Alannah Bowman, Briley Burns, and Angelina Firkins. Not pictured: Mayatu Brown. - Wes Feese

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