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2015 WKCTC Presidents Cup Academic Bowl Winners

Nine regional high schools competed in the 2015 Presidents Cup Academic Bowl held at West Kentucky Community and Technical College on January 7.

Madisonville-North Hopkins took home the top prize with Paducah Tilghman and Calloway County winning second and third place trophies, respectively.

Other participating high schools were Cairo, Crittenden County, Graves County, Marshall County, McCracken County and St. Mary.

I am thrilled to be able to participate in this competition in a professional academic environment. This setting prepares my team for the challenges we will face in the road ahead, both at the Governors Cup and at college next fall, said Luke King, Madisonville-North Hopkins team captain.

WKCTC faculty and staff moderated the competition, which consisted of individual written assessments in mathematics, science, social studies, language arts and arts/humanities and three-team quick recall matches.

The top five written assessment winners were chosen from each category. First place winners were:
Arts/Humanities Hannah Newberry, McCracken County
Language Arts James de Leon, Madisonville-North Hopkins
Mathematics Eric Mikulcik, Calloway County and Mingping Zheng, Madisonville-North Hopkins
Science Martin Mikulcik, Calloway County and Ethan Brown, McCracken County
Social Studies Colton Edwards, Marshall County


Madisonville-North Hopkins
Front Row (L to R) David Wallace, Jordan McCay, Breanna Parson, Austin Burden
Middle Row (Lto R) Mingping Zheng, Luke King, Nichols Kelley, James de Leon
Back Row (L to R) Bayne Lutz, Jacob Sharp, Dylan Daugherty, Daniel Sandefur, Christopher De Fini

Front Row (L to R) Tori Taylor, Meg Hancock, Madison Wurth, Molly Thompson
Back Row (L to R) John Holtgrewe, Marcus Corbett, Parker Loyd, Reese Butler, Jack Daniels

Front Row (L to R) Sam Morehead, Henry Kwan, Zach Ellis, Marshall Thompson, Michael Okuda, Mark Tyler
Middle Row (L to R) Cassidy Neal, Madison Jeziorski, Holly Hardt, Lee Smith, Avery Wilmorth, Brianna Madden
Back Row (L to R) Eric Mikulcik, Claire Umstead, Griffen Sheridan, Tristen Cole, Josh Betts, Jaewon Kang, Halee Bergman, Martin Mikulcik