(Harlan Middle School Academic Team: 1st Row L-R Front Row - John Mark Bryson, Story Miller, Rachel Amburgey, Hannah Amburgey, Emily Amburgey, and Tamanna Sajnani
Second Row - Trinity Vance, Shane Lindsey, Bryson Lee, Elizabeth Esan, and Lily Dickenson
Third Row - Jackson Huff, Braden Napier, Emilee Howard, Bree Carr, and Kaily Smith
Students from across Harlan County gathered Saturday at Cumberland Elementary for the District Governor’s Cup competition. Harlan Middle School recently captured their 11th District Governors Cup in the last 12 years, edging out Evarts Junior High. Harlan finished the day with 50 points, followed by Evarts 42, Black Mountain 19, Cumberland 13, and Green Hills.
The top five finishers in each subject area assessment will advance to the regional competition. Math, Tamanna Sajnani –Harlan, Shane Lindsey –Harlan, Gracie Grills –Evarts, Jackson Huff –Harlan, Jacob Owens –Cumberland. Science, Trinity Vance -Harlan, Michael Gowin -Evarts, Cameryn Aslinger -Evarts, Sawyer Cornett -Cumberland, Kiki Dean –Evarts. Social Studies, Story Miller -Harlan, Hailey Madden -Black Mountain, Caleb Brock -Evarts, Brandy Adams -Cumberland, Jace Howard –Black Mountain. Language Arts, Braden Napier-Harlan, Olivia Creech-Cumberland, Abigail Wynn-Evarts, Brittany Dummit-Black Mountain, Lindsey Browning-Cumberland. Arts and Humanities, John Mark Bryson-Harlan, Caleb Brock-Evarts, Rachel Amburgey-Harlan, Abigail Wynn-Evarts, Carlye Whitaker-Cumberland. Composition, Breanna Hall -Evarts, Brittany Dummit-Black Mountain, Cameryn Aslinger-Evarts, Briana Carr-Harlan, Emilee Howard-Harlan.
Harlan Middle also captured first place in Future Problem Solving while Black Mountain placed 2nd. Evarts took 1st place in Quick Recall followed by Harlan. The top two finishers in both Quick Recall and Future Problem Solving will be advancing to regional competition. Black Mountain Middle School won the Hume Sportsmanship Award.