The Beckham Bates Elementary School academic teams finished first in District Governor’s Cup competition. The school took first in the quick recall event and also won the Catherine Hume Sportsmanship Award. Above (left to right) are Carli Combs, Katelyn McCall, Tyler Mullins, Haley Mullins, Racheal Runyon and Chase Johnson, members of the middle grades academic team. In the Regional Governor’s Cup, Chase Johnson received first place in science and third in social studies. Below, (front row, left to right), are Destinee Hammonds, Madison Hall, Kiara Holifield, (second row) Iva Isaac, Emily Morales, Ben Mason, T.J. Gibson, Meghan Combs, and Tammie Combs, members of the elementary team. The students are coached by Tammie Combs and Iva Isaac.