District governor’s cup winners

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By Sharon Warner

Elementary schools in Shelby County were in the spotlight at the Governor’s Cup competition in February. Four competed in the Shelby District meet, one in Oldham and one in Henry. Several students and teams advance to the regionals, hosted last week by Simpsonville Elementary.



TEAMS:Simpsonville Elementary finished, first overall; Clear Creek, second; Heritage, third; Southside, fourth. Simpsonville also finished, first overall in future problem solving and quick recall. Heritage Elementary won the Hume Sportsmanship award and, second place future problem solving. Clear Creek was, second in quick recall.

MATHEMATICS:Simpsonville, Rahim Shalash, first, Nicholas Cheppo, third; Southside, Bram Scrogham, second; Jackson Brown, fourth; Clear Creek, Jonathan Porter, fourth;

SCIENCE:Clear Creek, McKenzi Herndon, first, Johnna Warkentine, third; Simpsonville, Adam Doyle, second, Ashton Allen, fourth; Heritage: Jacob Richardson, fourth

SOCIAL STUDIES:Clear Creek, Chase Souder, first, Victor Malone, fourth, Be Judd, fifth; Simpsonville, Rahim Shalash, second; Heritage, Zachary Sheets, third

LANGUAGE ARTS:Clear Creek, Chase Souder, first, Johnna Warkentine, fourth; Simpsonville, Adam Doyle, second, Tyler Dean, third, Will Cline, fifth; Heritage: Caitlin Garr, fifth, Fiona Sandalo, fifth

COMPOSITION:Simpsonville, Tyler Dean, first, Ashton Allen, second; Southside: Kierston Moore, third; Clear Creek, Jacob Hisle, fourth, Leslie Overstreet, fifth

ARTS AND HUMANITIES:Simpsonville, Peyton Wheeler, first, Miles Megibben, second; Heritage: Ethan Yount, fourth, Taryn Markle, fifth (Cornerstone Christian Academy won, third)


TEAMS:Painted Stone Elementary finished, second place overall (by 2.5 points); first place, Quick Recall; second place, future problem solving and, first place, Hume Sportsmanship.

MATHEMATICS:Cristina League, third; Kayla Spears, fourth; Drew Goodlett, fifth

SCIENCE:Ryan Waford, third; Jerry Lancaster, fifth 

SOCIAL STUDIES:Jacob Carey, second

LANGUAGE ARTS:Kayla Spears, second; Jacob Carey, third; Cristina League, fourth

COMPOSITION:Lexie Nation, second

ARTS AND HUMANITIES:Katie Hodge, first; Devin Lloyd, second; Kylie Higgins, second


TEAMS:Wright Elementary finished, first overall. Quick Recall finished, second 

MATHEMATICS:Ben Brown, second

SCIENCE:Ezekiel Harless, second, Sam Powers, fourth

SOCIAL STUDIES:Ezekiel Harless, first

LANGUAGE ARTS:Abby Ellis, first, Lauren Heckel, fifth

ARTS AND HUMANITIES:Sydney Ellis, third

COMPOSITION:Paul Gayle, third, Ben Brown, fourth