The GCHS Academic Team came out on top at the KAAC District 12 Governor's Cup competition to advance to Region on Feb 18. Both the Quick Recall and Future Problem Solving teams took 2nd in their respective events, and every student who took a content assessment placed, all adding up to the Championship win.
Individual assessment placement included Nolan Rister, 1st place; Gabriel Secora, 4th Place; Koby Henderson, 5th Place in Math.
Taking the top spots in Social Studies were Landon Shiarella, 1st place; Willie Keiran, 2nd and Coleman Bryant, 3rd.
Norea Watson placed 2nd, Carter McCray, and Ayden Coon, 4th in Arts & Humanities.
Science honors went to Eldon Williams - 2nd Place, Koby Henderson - 3rd Place, and Grace "Max" Matthews - 5th Place
Michenna Meredith took 2nd Place, Sierra Secora, 3rd Place, and Norea Watson, 4th Place in Language Arts
And Lainie Anderson took 1st place for the team in Written Composition, with Sierra Secora in 2nd Place.
In addition to the team win, all individual assessment winners, plus members of the Quick Recall and Futures Problem solving have qualified for Regionals.
GCHS Academic Team Head Coaches are Priscilla Gordeuk, Erina Duvall, and Adam Spinks, along with Assistant Coach Kelly Justis.
Pictured in photo after awards presentation (not all team members present): bottom, l - r, Koby Henderson, Eldon Williams, Grace "Max" Matthews; Row 2: Garon Johnson; Row 3 Norea Watson, Michenna Meredith, Sierra Secora; Row 4: Ayden Coon, Nolan Rister; Row 5: Willie Keiran, Gabriel Secora, Landon Shiarella; top: Carter McRay.