Cowan Elementary School hosted the Elementary Governor’s Cup District Academic Meet. Teams present were Cowan, West Whitesburg, Arlie Boggs and Letcher.
Cowan was the big winner while West Whitesburg placed second in quick recall and second overall. Cowan academic team Coach Gary Sturgill said he was very proud of all his team players. The Cowan team placed first in quick recall and brought home the first place Elementary Academic District title.
Several students from Cowan also placed very well in the individual testing — Makenzie Adams, fourth, English composition; Haley Banks, second, math, and third, English composition; Hannah Caudill, first, social studies, and third, science; Laken Caudill, first, language arts; Haydon Caudill, third, science; Olivia Hammock, first, arts and humanities, and fifth, language arts; Hunter Lowe, third, social studies; and Jeanna Roark, third, math.