LOUISVILLE – Allen Central Middle School student Kade Scott placed first in Arts & Humanities at the middle school State Governor’s Cup competition on Monday.
“The board team and I congratulate Kade on this historic achievement,” said Floyd County Superintendent Dr. Henry Webb. “We believe Kade is the only middle school student in Floyd County Schools to have placed first at the state level in Governor’s Cup competition. Kade has advanced to state competition for three consecutive years and placed eighth in 2016. We’re very proud of this smart young man and are thrilled to see him as a state champion. His hard work and dedication will only continue to open doors for him in the future.”
Scott also assessed in mathematics at the state level, placing 32nd of the 116 students who took the state assessment.
Students assess first for Governor’s Cup at the district level, with the top five students advancing to the regional level. The top five students from the region then advance to state competition.
Scott is an eighth grade member of the Allen Central Middle School academic team. Dr. Brent Hutchinson and Ashley Bentley coach the ACMS academic team. Scott also competes with his school’s quick recall team.
Kade Scott is the son of Byron and Stephanie Scott of Langley.