RDC academic team advances to region

Published 5:01 pm Monday, January 25, 2021


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.

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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:

Jones Howard

Cole Ledford

Landon Runyon

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

Social Studies:

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.

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Randy Patrick is a reporter for Bluegrass Newsmedia, which includes The Jessamine Journal. He may be reached at 859-759-0015 or by email at randy.patrick@bluegrassnewsmedia.com.

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