Debate competes at Naaman Forest


Michelle Stoddart

The Leopard Speech and Debate team is to attend the regional tournament this weekend.

Michelle Stoddart, Managing Editor

The Leopard Speech and Debate team recently competed in a tournament at Naaman Forest. The results of the tournament are as follows:

Novice Extemporaneous Speaking: 
John Reaves Semi-Finalist (Top 12 Speakers)
Noah Corbitt – Finalist – 5th Place
Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate:
Quarter Finalist – Ellie Hager and Zoe Wang (Top 16 Debaters)
Semi-Finalist – Abby Bryant & John Reaves (Top 8 Debaters)
Public Forum Debate:
Quarter Finalist:  Max Anderson & Austin Tedman (Top 16 Debaters)
Bryce Broomham & Kerry Joiner (Top 16 Debaters)
Emma Holmes – 1st Place
Duet Acting:
Avery Flessner & Emma Holmes – 4th Place and earned 1 of 2 “Bids” they need to compete at the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions in May.