Academic teams compete; high-schoolers wins district again

The Dawson Springs High School academic team poses for a picture Saturday after winning the district competition at the school. Members pictured are (back row, from left) Trinity Randolph, Jackson Creekmur, Sam Adams, Addison Whalen, Andrew Barnhart, (second row) Emma Thorp, Courtney Bayer, Daniel Garrett, Ethan Vincent, Zoe Howton, Avery Buntin, (front row) Gabe Workman and Coach Brandon Godbey.

The Dawson Springs High School academic team won the 2020 district academic team competition Saturday at Dawson Springs. The victory is the third straight championship for the team.

First-place finishers were Gabe Workman in math, Ethan Vincent in social studies and language arts, Daniel Garrett in arts and humanities, Emma Thorp in composition, and the quick recall team of Daniel Garrett, Ethan Vincent, Gabe Workman, Addison Whalen, Sam Adams, Andrew Barnhart, Avery Buntin and Zoe Howton.

Other winners were Zoe Howton, fifth in math; Gabe Workman, fifth in science; Addison Whalen, fourth in social studies; Courtney Bayer, second in language arts; Daniel Garrett, third in language arts; Avery Buntin, second in arts and humanities; Sam Adams, third in arts and humanities; and Cydney Collins, fourth in composition.

Dawson Springs earned 56 points. Second place was Caldwell County with 29 points. Trigg County was in third with 19. Crittenden County finished with 13 points. Livingston County had 7 points.

The team is coached by Brandon Godbey.

The middle school academic team also earned awards.

Ty Marshall was fifth in social studies. Riley Buntin was fourth in math. Savannah Matheny was third in composition. Mackenzie Creekmur was fourth in composition. Hailey Goodaker was fifth in composition.

The team is coached by Amber Cavanah.