The forensics and debate teams had a solid showing against a very strong field at the ShenVaFL tournament last night. In Student Congress, Allison Miller earned a 2nd place medal and Seth Stapel finished 3rd, while Ben Neher and Barrett Gay qualified for the Champions tournament in Lincoln-Douglas debate. A special shout out goes to first-time competitors Savannah Fife, Madison Nelson and Brooks Pollard.
The speech and debate teams had a successful showing at their first tournament of the season. The Knights were paced by medal winners Danielle Cave and Ellie Miller in Policy Debate, Allison Miller in Student Congress, Carson Stevens in Impromptu and Emily Villacrusis in Humorous Interpretation. Also qualifying for the Championship tournament was Abby Villacrusis. A special shout out to the following first-time competitors: Erin Batten (who just missed qualifying in Storytelling); Kyle Evick; Neha Jamarkattel; Alexander Logan; Ethan Long; Ashley Phonvieng; and Chesney Whitmore. Congratulations to everyone who competed.
Tonight is the first ShenVaFL of the year! Over 280 students, 22 schools, and 2 states are going to be here at TA. Good luck to all those competing!
Congratulations to the speech and debate teams which had a terrific showing at last night’s ShenVaFL tournament here at TA. Medal winners included:
Honor mentions went to:
Also qualifying for the Champions tournament were Ben Neher in Lincoln-Douglas debate and Allison Miller and Seth Stapel in Student Congress.
A special shout out to first-time competitors Michael De La Cruz and Brady Becker. This was the largest tournament in ShenVaFL history with over 330 students from 21 different high schools.
The forensics and debate teams had a great start to the season at the Shenandoah Valley Forensics League Tor Johnson tournament last night. Medalists included the following students:
Also qualifying for the Champions tournament were:
Also, a shout out to all the first-time competitors: Wyatt Cook; Seth Dye; Noah Estes; Isaac McCall; Allison Miller; Ian Phillips; Blaire Sharman; Sam Maggiolo; and Aaron Young.
A reminder for anyone going to the ShenVaFL tournament on Thursday, the bus will leave at 3:45. Don’t be late.
Last Saturday we hosted the Regional Debate tournament, and Turner Ashby came in first place!
That was three first place wins out of four categories! Eleven students will move on to States on the 22nd and 23rd of April.
Way to go!!
Congratulations to our Debate Team for placing second at the Conference Tournament last Saturday!
In Policy debate,
In Public Forum debate,
In Lincoln Douglas debate,
Everyone did a great job!
Way to go!
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