RDC academic team advances to region
SUN STAFF REPORT
For the sixth year in a row, Robert D. Campbell Junior High School’s academic team has captured the district Governor’s Cup trophy after beating Edythe J. Hayes Middle School in Lexington.
They advance to the regional competition this Saturday, Jan. 30.
RDC hosted the district tournament virtually on Jan. 18.
Superintendent Paul Christy gave the kids a shout out during the school board’s meeting last week.
“The Campbell Junior High team has added another district Governor’s Cup champion trophy to the trophy case,” he announced.
He also commended Coach Lynn Abney, Assistant Principal Kris Creteau, and teachers Tiffany Smith and Robbie Sergent for their assistance.
The following results were posted on the school district’s website:
Quick Recall — first place:
Carter Johnston, Scotty Mitchell, and Angel Fischer (a Baker sixth-grader)
Jerah Parsons — first place
Mallory Ellis — second place
Lindsey Bell — first place
Jerah Parsons — second place
Cole Ledford — third place
Jones Howard — second place
Landon Runyon — third place
Landon Runyon — second place
Jones Howard — first place
Scotty Mitchell — third place
Cole Ledford — fourth place
Carter Johnston — first place
Jerah Parsons — third place
Mallory Ellis — fourth place
All of these players will advance to the Region Governor’s Cup competition that will be held Saturday, Jan. 30.