EMS wins district in Governor’s Cup

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By Sharon Warner

The seventh- and eighth-grade academic team at East Middle School brought home its second consecutive district title at the Governor’s Cup competition.

Individual winners include Rachel Dove, second in Arts and Humanities and second in Written Composition; River Fuchs, first in social studies and third in Arts Humanities; Kendall Souder, fourth in written composition; Clayton O’Donoghue, fifth in math; Luke Brown, eighth-grader, fourth in math; Emma Saarinen, eighth-grader, second in math; Lloyd Janes, eighth-grader, third in science; Cameron Hedden, fourth in language arts; Trenton Davis, eighth-grader, first in language arts. The Future Problem Solving Team, comprised of Robert Harris, Luke Brown, Eric Lewis and Jeron Russell, placed first.

Overall East Middle had 13 students who advanced to regionals in two weeks.