Murray High, Middle Academic Teams Go To Regionals
By WestKyStar Staff
MURRAY, KY - The Murray High School and Middle School Academic Teams have advanced to Regaional Competetion.
The Murray Middle Academic Team (grades 6-8) competes in an variety of categories including science and math. During the recent Middle School Governor’s Cup District tournament Murray Middle School students were recognized for their performance: Anna Kate Brown, first in composition, Katherine Rennick, fifth in composition, Nathan Weber, second in Science and first in math; Brynn Jones, third in math, second in Language Arts, Noah Lawing: third in Social Studies, fifth in Arts and Humanities
The Future Problem Solving team took second place: Anna Cate Brown, Austin Cobb, ZuZu Houck, and Livi Rogers. The Quick Recall MMS team composed of Austin Cobb, Paige Miller, Nathan Weber, Brynn Jones, Katherine Rennick, Noah Lawing, Anna Cate Brown claimed first place.
Middle School regionals are at North Marshall Middle School. Laura Brown and Amy Coulson serve as the MMS coaches.
In high school comptetition, the Future Problem Solving Team of Alex Carney, Chelsey Church, Shyann Royalty, and Phoebe Zimmerer received second and advanced to Regionals. Ed Weber and Will Adams advanced to Regionals in the Social Studies category, while Eb Weber advanced in Science.
Shyann Royalty and Paige Drew advanced in English Composition, and Elizabeth Dunn will compete at Regionals in the Arts and Humanities category.
For the second year in a row, all three MHS students competing in the Language Arts category advanced to Regionals. Charlie Graves, Victoria Holmes, and Phoebe Zimmerer, will represent the maximum number allowed in the Language Arts category during Regionals.
"I am very proud to have so many students qualify for the Regional competition and we are working hard to advance as many possible to the State competition in March," said Jason Shelby, who coaches the MHS team with Adam Pitman.