Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Local News

March 18, 2013

BCHS student wins first at Governor's Cup

GLASGOW —

Barren County High School senior Mattie Bruton placed first in the composition category of the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition’s Governor’s Cup State Finals on Monday.

Bruton also placed 10th in the language arts category at the state competition from Saturday, March 16, through Monday, March 18. She has been competing in the language arts and composition category with the academic team since the fourth grade.

For this competition, Bruton had only 90 minutes to craft an on-the-spot persuasive speech against fracking. A tough feat, but Bruton said she’s used to the competition and working under pressure.

BCHS Academic Team Coach Ken Cook gives Bruton all the credit for her success.

“She’s a very talented young lady,” said. “It’s no thanks to me. She’s just a very hard worker.”

 

Read more of this story in Tuesday's print or e-Edition of the Glasgow Daily Times.

http://glasgowdailytimes.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

 

 

1
Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Facebook
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content
Video