Members of the Ballard Memorial Middle School academic team took the first runner-up spot at the Region 1 Governor’s Cup competition, held virtually on Jan. 16. Coach is BCMS teacher Jeanna Staples.
Individual honors were as follows:
Chayton Gorostiza, first place, language arts; third, arts and humanities
Ethan Olmeda, first, arts and humanities; third (tie), science
Jolan Gorostiza, second, math
Mikaila Apperson, second, composition; fifth, language arts
Jacob Wilkins, third (tie), science
Shown from left are (front row) Jolan Gorostiza, Brady Slayden, Chipper Collins, Chayton Gorostiza, (back row) Jacob Wilkins, Izaak Mathis, Mikaila Apperson, and Ethan Olmeda.