- Allison Miller finished 1st in Student Congress
- Emily Villacrusis was 2nd in Humorous Interpretation.
- Ellie Miller and Seth Dye were 2nd in policy debate
- Danielle Cave and Brooks Pollard were 3rd in policy debate
- Ben Neher was 4th in Extemporaneous Speaking
- Barrett Gay was 4th in Lincoln-Douglas debate
- Abby Villacrusis was 4th in Humorous Interpretation
- Emily Howe was 5th in Dramatic Interpretation
- Emily Villacrusis and Ian Phillips were 6th in Humorous Duo.
The speech and debate teams had a fine day at the ShenVaFL Championships on Saturday, January 17, 2018.
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!
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