Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

STEM Academy XC Team Named Grand Champion and Advances to National Competition

Published on: 10/27/2023

The STEM Academy XC Team was awarded Overall Grand Champion for their level at the state competition held at Bleckley County Elementary School in Cochran, Georgia on Saturday, October 14, 2023.  This big win prompted an invitation to XC Nationals to be held in Louisville, Kentucky next weekend.

The STEM Academy at Bartlett Middle School has 13 students from both their Boys and Girls Team headed to nationals very early on Friday, November 3rd to compete on Saturday, Nov. 4th.  The Team members competing are listed below.

Boys TeamGirls Team
Fitz Daiss
Eli Dean
Quinlan Jama
Michael Grabowski
Jose Meza Escobar
Kyle Simpson
Carlos Swinger
McKay Bennett
Reese Creeden
Kaelyn DeCosta
Jennifer Hernandez
Maya Lilja-Vazquez
Mia Whitmore

XC Nationals will be held on the same course that hosts NCAA Nationals. Located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park is a flat, fast, and historic course. Congratulations to our students from STEM Academy!

See photos from the State Championship Meet here.

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