Sixth grade academic team places second in showcase

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By The Staff

The sixth grade academic team from Anderson County middle school competed at the sixth grade showcase at Second Street Elementary in Frankfort on Dec. 3.
The team competed against eight other schools from surrounding counties such as Franklin, Shelby and Spencer County.
The showcase, coach Melinda Kerbaugh said, consists of two components: the individual written assessments and the quick recall competition.
ACMS’ sixth grade quick recall team — Austin Gabhart, captain Ashley Duff, Coleman Boyle, Reece Arredondo, Clayton Land and Logan McChesney — received first place.
The sixth grade received second place overall in their performance in the combined written assessment and quick recall competitions.
Written assessment rankings are as follows:
Austin Gabhart, first place in math; second place in science
Coleman Boyle, third place in social studies
Ashley Duff, fifth place in arts and humanities
Lydia Fuqua, second place in writing composition
The team held two practice competitions before the showcase.