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A Year of Excellence for Scott County Schools

We have a lot to celebrate at Scott County Schools! The 2013-2014 school year was extraordinary for our district. While by no means exhaustive, this impressive list of accomplishments is truly something to celebrate.

 

Elkhorn Crossing ranked #1 in the state with 95% of students academic career ready

 

Ranked in the top 10% of the state for ACT scores

 

Northern Elementary named School of Distinction on KPREP assessment

 

Total enrollment of 1082 in Advanced Placement (AP) courses

 

5 students attended Governor's School for the Arts

 

18 students accepted to the Governor's Scholars Program

 

Attained a district college &/or career ready goal of 70.5, far exceeding the 55.9 target

 

30 students selected for the KMEA All-Sate Choir, the most of any high school in the state

 

8 students selected out of over 5000 auditions for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Honor Choir in Jacksonville, Florida

 

6 students selected for the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) All-State Band

 

For the 18th year in a row, the 4th hour band at Scott County High School received top ratings of Distinguished and Distinguished Plus on the KMEA District 7 Assessment

 

Future Farmers of America (FFA) ranked a 2 Star FFA Chapter; 1 of 14 Kentucky chapters recognized at the national level

 

3 FFA students named Grand Champions at the Kentucky State Fair

 

29 DECA students competed at the state level

 

19 DECA students advanced to international competition

 

40 middle school students selected to compete in the Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA)

 

KUNA students won Outstanding Cultural Display and Delegation of Excellence awards

 

Garth Elementary Robotics Team place first in state Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) competition

 

Two teams from Elkhorn Crossing competed in the VEX Robotics international competition in California

 

Eastern Elementary's Academic Team placed first in the District 66 Governor's Cup competition

 

Western Elementary's Academic Team placed first in the District 65 Governor's Cup competition

 

The SCHS Academic Team placed first in the District Governor's Cup competition

 

Elkhorn Crossing received the Winner's Circle Award

 

Eastern Elementary received highest state honors for the "First in Math" program

 

SCHS Football Team won the state championship with a 15-0 record

 

SCHS Boys Bowling Team won the state championship

 

SCHS Softball won the state championship

 

SCHS Boys Basketball team was runner-up in state championship

 

Billy Tom Sargent named Mr. Golf for the second year

 

Kim Thompson was named KVCA Coach of the Year

 

SCHS Dance Team named National Champion in Varsity Variety and Varsity Pom

 

District and Regional champions in a number of other sports programs

 

More drama productions in elementary, middle, and high school than any other year

 

Northern Elementary Energy Investigators recognized by the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project during their national conference in Washington, D.C.

 

First and second place winners in the state STLP competition

 

Board approval of a new high school

 

3478 volunteers donated 53,197 hours to Scott County Schools





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