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The Middlesboro High School Academic Team won first place in the District 51 Governor’s Cup competition. They also placed first in Quick Recall and Future Problem Solving.

MHS wins District Governor’s Cup competition

Middlesboro High School’s Academic Team won top honors in the District 51 Governor’s cup competition held recently. Bell County was second, followed by Pineville in third.

Results from individual and team assessments were:

Mathematics: John Gambrel, Pineville, first; Bishakha Kumari, Middlesboro, second; Siara Minton, Middlesboro, third; Michael Swedersky, Bell County, fourth; and Marissa Holland, Pineville, fifth.

Science: Siara Minton, Middlesboro, first; Timothy Perkins, Middlesboro, second; Bishakha Kumari, Middlesboro, third; John Gambrel, Pineville, fourth; and Kenny Miracle, Bell County fifth.

Social Studies: Andrew Kelley, Middlesboro, first; Tyler Brush, Middlesboro, second; Timothy Perkins, Middlesboro and Dylan Wilson, Bell County, tie for third; and Colton Howard, Bell County, fifth.

Language Arts: Makayla Hensley, Middlesboro, first; Tyler Brush, Middlesboro, second; Robby Griffey, Middlesboro, third; Lona Cobb, Pineville, fourth; and Trista Hurst, Bell County, fifth.

Arts and Humanities: Andrew Kelley, Middlesboro, first; Robby Griffey, Middlesboro, second; Dylan Slaven, Middlesboro, third; Trista Hurst, Bell County, fourth; and Alyssa Hillman, Bell County, fifth.

Composition: Makenzie Fuson, Pineville, first; Rachel Hensley, Middlesboro, second; Ginni Gambrel, Bell County, third; Sarah Howard, Bell County, fourth; and Alyssa Hillman, Bell County, fifth.

Quick Recall: Middlesboro, first; Bell County, second; and Pineville, third.

Future Problem Solving: Middlesboro, first; and Bell County, second.

Bell County will host the region competition on Feb. 17 at Bell County High School.