(The information in this article was contributed by Brittany Wolfe.)
HAZARD — Last week, Hazard High School competed in the KAAC District Governor’s Cup Competition hosted by Perry County Central High School. During this event, students compete in a plethora of events which include: quick recall, written composition, future problem solving and subject tests. Points are awarded to the teams that place for each category. By the way of points, Hazard was able to secure their nineteenth consecutive district title. Hazard’s academic team is coached by Luke Glaser, Reda Caudill and Brittany Wolfe. The results for last week’s competition are as followed:
Quick Recall: 1st place Hazard High School, 2nd place Perry County Central
Written Composition: 1st place Madeline Sluss (PCC), 2nd Hannah Whitaker (HHS), 3rd Taylor Williams (HHS), 4th Madison Howard (HHS), 5th Anna Stamper (Buckhorn High School)
Future Problem Solving: 1st place Hazard High School
Math: 1st place Jacob Farris (PCC), 2nd Lindsey Caudill (HHS), 3rd Cameron Johnson (HHS), 4th Ryan Stamper (PCC), 5th Ben Brewer (HHS)
Science: 1st place Jacob Fugate (PCC), 2nd Ryan Stamper (PCC), 3rd Noah Campbell (HHS), 4th Matthew Napier (BHS), 5th Alex Davidson (PCC)
Social Studies: 1st place Noah Campbell (HHS), 2nd Andrew Nickles (HHS), 3rd Alexa Davidson (HHS), 4th Jacob Farris (PCC), 5th Alex Davidson (PCC)
Language Arts: 1st place Ben Brewer (HHS), 2nd Madeline Sluss (PCC), 3rd Morgan Watts (HHS), 4th Lindsey Caudill (HHS), 5th Faith Stidham (PCC)
Arts and Humanities: 1st place Alexa Davidson (HHS), 2nd place Brooke Hochstetler (HHS), 3rd place Abigail Abner (BHS), 4th place Anna Stamper (BHS), 5th Megan Jones (PCC)
Hume Sportsmanship Award: Buckhorn High School
Hazard was able to clinch their 19th consecutive district title at Saturday’s competition.
Hazard High School — 67 points
Perry County Central High School — 36 points
Buckhorn High School — 11 points
All students and teams that placed will advance to the KAAC Regional Governor’s Cup Competition later this month hosted by Estill County High School.
Sam Neace can be reached at 606-629-3243 or on Twitter @HazardHerald.