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Johnson County schools win big at international competition

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Some Johnson County schools are celebrating a big win.

The Future Problem Solving team at Johnson Central High School took home first place at the international competition.

They competed against teams from 40 states and 13 other countries.

"I'm so proud of what they've accomplished. This year we didn't have any seniors. We have two freshman step up, and we're just so proud of what they've been able to accomplish. We were competing against teams who are all seniors, so it's very impressive," said Team Captain Jenna Slone.

This is the fifth time the high school team has won the competition.

The Johnson County Middle School team also placed.

Paintsville Independent Schools' team also placed fourth at the competition.

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