Speech and debate team holds fundraiser
FARMER’S KORNER – The Summit High School speech and debate team will showcase their talent at the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge Wednesday to raise money for the team.Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will start a half hour later. Tickets are $25 and will be available at the door. A silent auction, dessert buffet and coffee will also be available.The money will go to support the team that came in second place at the state meet this year with debate materials and costs. About 20 of the students will soon be competing in the Congress National Qualifiers and Event Qualifiers at Standley Lake High School in Denver next month. For each event, students will try to earn a first- or second-place finish to qualify for the National Forensics Tournament, the most competitive forensics competition each year, to be held in Kansas this June.At the last meet, in January at Heritage High School in Littleton, 26 students competed in 37 entries and 11 event categories.Summit High had many individual awards including three state champions and took second place overall in the Festival State Speech and Debate meet.The team, which began practicing in September, has competed in nine invitational forensics competitions beginning in October in preparation for the festival state meet.Festival State Speech and Debate team meet results for SHSFinalists
1st Place – Kiernyn Tarafa in Humourous Interpretation1st Place – Emily Adams in Impromtu1st Place – Laura Reichardt in Poetry2nd Place – Sarah Reichardt and Kiernyn Tarafa in Duet Drama3rd Place – Sarah Reichardt in Dramatic Interpretation4th Place – Keith Story in Value Debate5th Place – Grant Soyka in Value Debate5th Place – Matt Truesdell in Impromtu 5th Place – Matt Truesdell and Austin Miller in Duet Humor5th Place – Chloe King and Angie Breitholtz in Duet Drama
Semi-finalists7th Place -Angie Breitholtz in Dramatic Interpretation8th Place -Anna Magnuson in Original Oratory9th Place – Randy Clark in Humorous Interpretation10th Place – Abby Ferguson in Impromtu10th Place – Shelbie Ebert and Chris Gabrels in Duet Drama11th Place – Shelbie Ebert in Humorours Interpretation11th Place – Jeremy Lefevre in Humorous Interpretation11th Place – Laura Reichardt in Creative Storytelling11th Place – Holly Westwood in Dramatic Interpretation
11th Place – Jeremy Lefevre and Sam Crocker in Duet Humor11th Place – Seth Ives in Solo Acting12th Place – Jenny Koch and Sabrina Schmidt in Public Forum Debate12th Place – Emily Adams in Value Debate Awards of ExcellenceKeith Story in Original OratoryMolly Herwehe in ImpromtuAlecx Vorhees in Value DebateSam Crocker in PoetryHannah Holton in PoetryJohn O’Connor in Creative Storytelling
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