Rosa Parks and Meadowthorpe Elementary School students won the Superintendent's Cup in the Academic Challenge Saturday, earning several elementary school students college scholarships.
The Challenge, open to grades 2-5, is organized by Fayette County Public Schools and One Community, One Voice. Students have to answer questions from the state's core curriculum.
Primary division finals (grades 2-3)
■ First place with 18 of 20 possible points: the Rosa Parks B team of Niam Abeysiriwardena, Palin Bhardwaj, Eric Guo, Ryan Reid and Nancy Zhang won four-year scholarships to Kentucky State University.
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■ Second place (14 points): Meadowthorpe C team: William Ding, Brylee Eddy, Flarity Matthews, Jenna McCauley, Claire Qian and Andrew Vogel.
■ Third place (13 points): Ashland D team: Iris Brown, Dallas Care, Malcolm Murray, Caden Pearson and Olea Woodall.
Intermediate division finals (grades 4-5)
■ First place with 18 of 20 points: the Meadowthorpe C team of Brynn Eddy, Indana Fauzi, Zsombor Gal, Samantha Jones, David Ma and Subershan Wignakumar won four-year scholarships to Morehead State University.
■ Second place (17 points): Meadowthorpe A team: Curtis Crawford, Vandana Dronadula, Ellora Kamineni, Austin Li and Kevin Liao.
■ Third place (14 points): Meadowthorpe F team: Eden Alqahtani, Shashank Bhatt, Joe Fortson, Hanmir Jeong, Akhil Kesaraju and Rohith Kesaraju.
Fifth grade math/science
■ Winners of four-year scholarships to the University of Kentucky were Subrat Acharya, Liberty Elementary; Usha Adhikari, Julius Marks; Austin Booth, Athens-Chilesburg; Caleb Hill, Lansdowne; Savannah Spedding, Clays Mill; and Yu Wu, Ashland.
■ Winners of four-year scholarships to Eastern Kentucky University: Braden Caudill, Picadome; Kierra Hayden-Jackson, Julius Marks; Kelly Kral, Rosa Parks; Bailey Watkins, Yates; Trace Williams, Lansdowne; and Drake Witt, Athens-Chilesburg.
■ Winners of four-year scholarships to Georgetown College: Hannah King, Garden Springs; Austin Li, Meadowthorpe; Savannah Roberts, Julius Marks; Noah Scott, Glendover; Jeevisha Shukla, Liberty; and Manali Sunkara, Rosa Parks.
■ Winners of one-year scholarships to Bluegrass Community & Technical College: Becca Armstrong, Picadome; Nathan Clark, Mary Todd; and Jade Martha, Tates Creek.
■ Winner of the drawing for a four-year scholarship to Murray State University: Hanmir Jeong, Meadowthorpe.