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.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Bullock and Taylor Metzler who are the 2016 3A Forensics State Champions in Serious Duo Interpretation. Elizabeth and Taylor won the title on Saturday (04/02/16) at the VHSL state tournament, earning a first place ranking from the judges in each of their three rounds. Thanks to their efforts, TA tied for fifth place out of 18 teams.
The Forensics team had a strong showing at the 3A West Region Tournament on Saturday 2/27/19). Congratulations to Elizabeth Bullock and Taylor Metzler who advanced to the State tournament, winning 3rd place in Serious Duo Interpretation. Qualifying as alternates to the State Tournament were Leland Stevens in Extemporaneous Speaking and Gino Stickley in Impromptu. And a special shout-out to the two freshmen, Emily Howe and Emily Villacrusis, both of whom just missed qualifying for States in one of the deepest regional tournaments in years. Great job by everyone!
Congratulations to the Debate and Forensics team that competed in the ShenVaFL Championship tournament on Saturday. TA had a fine showing. Trophy winners included: Zach Dolack, 2nd in Student Congress; Kat Knighten, 2nd in Poetry Interpretation; Ellie Miller and Danielle Cave, 2nd in Policy Debate; Parker Estes and Seth Stapel, 3rd in Policy Debate; and Rachel Moore and Kelly Rohrer, 3rd in Public Forum Debate. Zach Dolack was also voted Outstanding Senator for Student Congress. As a team, TA finished 3rd at the tournament. For the season, TA finished 3rd out of 18 schools who competed in the League.
The debate and forensic teams did a great job at last night’s ShenVaFL tournament. This was the largest tournament of the season so far, with 270 students from 18 schools. First place winners were Zach Dolack in Student Congress and Parker Estes and Seth Stapel in Policy Debate. Second place medals went to Danielle Cave and Ellie Miller in Policy Debate. Third place medals went Kaelyn Spickler in Student Congress and Ben Neher in Extemporaneous Speaking. Also placing were the following: Emily Villacrusis, fifth in Humorous Interpretation; Emily Howe, sixth in Dramatic Interpretation, Gabriela Leija, sixth in Student congress; and Kelly Rohrer and Rachel Moore, sixth in Public Forum. A special shout out to Patrick Martin who competed for the first time in Student Congress and qualified for the Champions Tournament. Great job by everyone!
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