The Russell High Academic Team competed in the 2018 JV Challenge, a subdivision of Governor's Cup competition focused upon 9th and 10th grade. The team won Sectional 14 with strong performances in each subject.
Quick Recall: 1st place with an undefeated record. Ayog Prasad, Sara Abul-Khoudoud, Izzy McCloud, Jackson Raich, Jacob Nance, Jeffrey Nance
Arts & Humanities: 1st place Izzy McCloud, 2nd place Ayog Prasad. Also competing was Vinessa Fressola.
Composition: 4th place Caitlyn Senters, 5th place Kendall Staton. Also competing was Bailee Smith.
Language Arts: 1st place Sara Abul-Khoudoud, 4th place Alana Burnside, 6th place Vinessa Fressola.
Mathematics: 1st place Jacob Nance, 2nd place Sara Abul-Khoudoud. Also competing was Audrey Abbott.
Science: 1st place Ayog Prasad, 2nd place Jacob Nance. Also competing was Seth Derscha.
Social Studies: 1st place Jackson Raich, 6th place Christina Cremers. Also competing was Delaney Hetzer.
When ranking across the state:
Jackson Raich - 2nd overall in State in Social Studies
Ayog Prasad - 4th overall in State in Science
Izzy McCloud - 4th overall in State in Arts & Humanities
Sara Abul-Khoudoud - 7th overall in State in Language Arts
Students pictured are:
Back row - Jacob Nance, Jackson Raich, Izzy McCloud, Sara Abul-Khoudoud, Delaney Hetzer
Front row - Seth Derscha, Jeffrey Nance, Ayog Prasad, Christina Cremers, Alana Burnside
Not shown - Audrey Abbott, Vinessa Fressola, Caitlyn Senters, Bailee Smith, Kendall Staton