University Heights Academy’s middle school academic team participated in the district Governor’s Cup Academic Competition on Saturday, January 20 at Muhlenburg North Middle School. They won first place overall out of fourteen schools participating.

middle school region academic team

Pictured, bottom row: left to right: Seth Doer, Hayden Thornton, Sam
Cotthoff; 2nd row: Mia Litchfield, Matthew Helphenstine, Julian Brown;
3rd row: Olivia Smiley, Ethan Alexander; Top row: Evan Golladay, Lauren

Here are the individual results:

Quick Recall:
1st place

3rd—Julian Brown

1st—Matthew Helphenstine
2nd—Lauren Sisk
4th—Seth Doer

Social Studies:
1st—Ethan Alexander

Language Arts:
2nd—Lauren Sisk
5th—Sam Cotthoff

Arts & Humanities:
2nd—Sam Cotthoff

1st—Lauren Sisk

The middle school academic team is sponsored by Mona Sheth and Sara Helphenstine!