Students of Seymour Middle School emerged from a county-wide competition with notable rank.
The Annual Academic Field Day, which was held last week in Gatlinburg, is a competition in which seventh and eighth grade contestants from all Sevier County schools compete in various core subjects. The top 20 out of 60 contestants placed on a top-tier list, while the top three were issued awards.
According to Jennifer Younger, a coordinator for the event, the competition is conducted through a written test which is graded by various judges who are knowledgeable in the subject they are grading.
Gabe Hatcher of Seymour placed first in the field of Science followed by Michael Thompson of Caton’s Chapel and Alexander Thacker of Boyd’s Creek. Seymour students Alex Spiridonov, Daniel Troutman, Matthew Vick, Nathan Wade, and Devin Davenport also placed in the top-tier for Science.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.