Congratulations to the SLMS Academic Team for their fourth-place finish in the overall standings at the 2021 KAAC Governor's Cup State Finals! The Quick Recall Team (pictured below) captured the state championship by one point in a thrilling match against Bondurant Middle School!
SLMS Quick Recall team. Sitting (L to R): Gavin Hall, Kadence Whitaker, Alex Looney, Timothy Barnes, Jacob Culler, and Noelle Ballard. Standing (L to R) are Nikki Shah, Will Wagers, Parker Heuser, Jamie Buenaventura, Cash England, Ilma Ali, and Connor Warren.
SLMS Academic Team member 8th grader Jamie Buenaventura earned honors in Written Assessment. Jamie was named in the Top Ten at the State Finals in 3 different Written Assessments! 10th place in General Knowledge, 5th place in Science, and 3rd place in Arts & Humanities. By doing so, Jamie became the first SLMS Academic Team Member to place in the top ten in multiple subjects!
Additional team member recognitions in Written Assessment include:
Alex Looney - 11th in the state in Social Studies
Will Wagers - 19th in the state in Social Studies
Connor Warren - 38th in the state in Social Studies
Nikki Shah - 15th in the state in Language Arts and 32nd place in Arts & Humanities
Kadence Whitaker - 19th in the state in Language Arts and 33rd place in Arts & Humanities
Cash England - 46th place in the state in Science
Congratulations to the SLMS Academic Team on this outstanding accomplishment!