Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville earned a number of top honors in the 2016 regional Governor’s Cup high school and middle school competitions last month.
- In region 5 high school competition, Bethlehem High School placed first in the Future Problem Solving division.
- In region 6 high school competition, DeSales High School finished third overall. Desales also tied with DuPont Manual High School for first place in Future Problem Solving.
- In region 7 high school competition, St. Xavier High School placed first overall, and Trinity High School placed second. Trinity took first place in the Quick Recall event, and St. Xavier placed third in the same event. Mercy Academy and St. Xavier tied for first in Future Problem Solving.
In the individual assessments, Noah Popham of St. Xavier placed first in mathematics and Liam Crooks of St. Xavier placed first in Science.
- In region 4 middle school competition, St. James School in Elizabethtown, Ky., placed second overall. The team also placed first in Quick Recall. St. James student Carson Ching placed first in the social studies individual assessment.
- In region 6 middle school competition, St. Nicholas Academy placed second overall and third in Quick Recall.
St. Gabriel School placed first and St. Martha School placed third in Future Problem Solving.
In the individual assessments, Hannah Shelby of St. Martha placed first in arts and humanities.
- In region 7 middle school competition, St. Agnes School placed second in Future Problem Solving.
- In region 8 middle school competition, St. Margaret Mary School placed third overall. Nell Rydzewski of St. Margaret Mary placed first in the arts and humanities individual assessment.