Smokey Road CAU Team wins state

alt

Pictured are members of Smokey Road Middle School's Clark Atlanta Talent Search Academic Team, including front, from left, Jocilyn Burston and Maxie Gates; back, Roneesha Bowles, Chance Hicks, Samina Ahmed and Aliah Beasley.

From Staff Reports
education@newnan.com
Smokey Road Middle School’s Clark Atlanta Talent Search Academic Team placed first at the Georgia Association of Special Program’s Annual State Quiz Bowl Competition recently.
The team had an outstanding showing while competing against academic teams representing other colleges from around the state of Georgia, including the University of Georgia, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Savannah State and many others.
Smokey Road’s CAU team placed first in written exam, second in super quiz, second in spelling bee, and first place overall. In individual competition, Smokey Road seventh graders swept as Maxie Gates won first place in written exam, Roneesha Bowles second place and Chance Hicks third place.
Bowles also won second place in spelling bee. The team will go on to represent Georgia in national district competition in April.


More Education

Schools participate in AMP’d challenge at Auburn University

Sixty-one students representing all the middle schools in Coweta County recently competed at the Auburn Mathematical Puzzle Challenge (AMP&r ... Read More


Teacher in Focus: Josh Bishop

Josh Bishop teaches Spanish at Lee Middle School. This year is his fourth of teaching. Why did you become a teacher? I think for the persona ... Read More


Education Briefs

Two locals volunteer with Special Olympics Over 50 members of the Brenau University Golden Tigers athletic teams helped facilitate differen ... Read More


Arbor Springs Elementary holds Career Day

Arbor Springs Elementary School students were able to experience different careers at the school’s recent career day event. “The ... Read More


Teacher in Focus: Ashley Neely

Ashley Neely teaches AP psychology, psychology, and civics/American government at East Coweta High School. This year is her eighth of teachi ... Read More

Northgate Class gives back

Students in Carolyn McDevitt’s ninth grade literature class at Northgate High School decided to give back to the community after readi ... Read More