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Governor’s Cup team repeats as district champs

The Upper School Governor’s Cup team has won the district tournament for the second year in a row! Eighteen students competed at Eastern High School last week, and many of them advanced to the regional tournament in February. Students who earned medals and advanced to regionals are listed below.
The Quick Recall team placed third, led by coach Paul Amick. Congratulations to Solomon Blinchevsky, Connor Kissel, Jake Latts, Grace Lau, Emily Minor, Shanzeh Sayied, Eddy Zhong, and Nathan Zou for their impressive win over Eastern, who went on to win the tournament.

The Future Problem Solving team placed second and has earned a spot at the regional competition! Congratulations to coach Sarah Shartzer and her team: Zahra Khan, Caleh Collins, Mahmoud Kutmah, and Youssef Saad.

Individual Winners:

  • Aisha Asad: 2nd place in Composition
  • Solomon Blinchevsky: 2nd place in Social Studies
  • Georgia Coats: 2nd place in Arts & Humanities
  • Jake Latts: 1st place in Arts & Humanities
  • Grace Lau: 5th place in Composition
  • Taylor Parker: 4th place in Science
  • Lauren Rawson: 3rd place in Math
  • Sohaib Sajid: 4th place in Social Studies
  • Shanzeh Sayied: 2nd place in Math
  • Caroline Topham: 1st place in Composition
  • Eddy Zhong: 1st place in Science
Thanks to all the parents, faculty, staff, and administrators who supported the team and made their success possible! Special thanks goes to Sara Byron-Corne, Mandy Russell, and Annie Karaba, who sacrificed their Saturday to score student work/moderate Quick Recall. We also appreciate the hard work of coaches Davis Brown (Composition), Paul Amick (Quick Recall), and Sarah Shartzer (Future Problem Solving).
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    • When you stick around for the awards ceremony, you get to wear ALL the medals!

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