Rockcastle Academic Team – District Champions

The Rockcastle County Middle School Academic Team took home the District Championship trophy on Saturday, January 18th at Garrard County Middle School. The team, led by Quick Recall Captain, Joy Frith and Future Problem Solving Captain, Tessa Pickle, won awards in every category including first place in Quick Recall, Social Studies, Arts and Humanities and Language Arts. The team also achieved an unprecedented three-way tie for first place in Written Composition.

When asked about the team’s preparation so far this year, Captain Joy Frith said, “Every member of the team has worked very hard all year for this District Championship Title. We have put forth our best effort and now we are all sharing in the reward for our hard work and perseverance.”

On Saturday, February 1st, the team will travel to West Jessamine Middle School to compete in Regionals for the right to represent our county at the State Finals in March.


From left to right: Back row: Drew Bullock, third place – Social Studies, Clare Beichler, second place – Science, tied for first place – Composition, Brittany Doan, Charles Clark, Kagan Miller, Alexandria Hasty, Aden Amburgey, Nichole Griffin. Front row: Jonathan Cain, Mahala King, first place – Arts and Humanities, second place – Math, Katie Vance, first place -Social Studies, second place – Arts and Humanities, Dalton Childress, Joy Frith, third place – Language Arts, tied for first place – Composition, Reese Sherrow, Tessa Pickle, first place – Language Arts, tied for first place – Composition, Luke Peavie and Aidan Cain.

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