6th Grade Showcase

Superintendent Anna Shepherd congratulates our Floyd County academic team students on their success in the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition 6th Grade Showcase this past Saturday hosted by Duff-Allen Central Elementary.

Sixth grade students from the following schools participated in Section 38: Duff-Allen Central Elementary School (DACE), James D. Adams Middle School (AMS),  John M. Stumbo Elementary School (JMS), Belfry Middle School, Pikeville High School, Valley Elementary.

Superintendent Shepherd comments, “Congratulations to our Runner Up, Duff-Allen Central Elementary! Congratulations Regan, Colin, Drew, Braxton, Marley, Morgan, Ava and Hannah! We are so proud of these 6th grade students as they competed in their first tournament at the middle school level!”


Overall Standings

2nd  Duff-Allen Central Elementary  

5th  James D. Adams Middle   

6th  John M. Stumbo Elementary


Quick Recall

4th Duff-Allen Central Elementary 



2nd Reagan Laferty DACE

5th Colin Gearheart DACE



4th Drew Akers DACE


Social Studies

5th Braxton Newsome JMS 

6th Marley Kopecky AMS


Arts & Humanities

3rd Reagan Laferty DACE

4th Morgan Marsillett AMS

6th Braxton Newsome JMS



2nd Drew Akers DACE

3rd Ava Bailey DACE

4th Hannah Webb DACE


Shepherd closes saying, “We have a Quick Recall tournament coming up December 14 and 16 at Johnson Central Middle and High for both levels of students. We would love to see our community expand their support for our academic teams so we hope to see you there!”



DACE Academic Team

DACE 6th Grade Academic Team Members and Coach Erin Asbury