Pine Knott Wins Job Corps Academic Olympics

By Gene Birk | 

The "Great Onyx Job Corps" sponsored a district competition at the "University Plaza Holiday Inn" Wednesday afternoon.

Students from five different centers in Kentucky and West Virginia were represented. Teams were selected through various competitions held at their site, with the goal to keep moving ahead.

Pine Knott, Kentucky defeated Charleston, West Virginia in a tiebreaker to advance to the national finals, which will be held in Ocean City, Maryland October 4.