Speech and Debate Anderson HS TFA New State Qualifiers

Over the weekend, Speech and Debate competed in the Anderson HS TFA State Qualifier. The team had tournament finalists in various event categories, as well as two new state qualifiers.


Jace Arriaga, Online Managing Editor


State Qualifiers:

Kate Sur in Informative Speaking

Javier Lozano in Dramatic Interpretation

Other Finalists Include:

Congressional Debate

2nd place- Sofia Yordanova

4th place- Julia Low

Dramatic Interpretation

4th place- Javier Lozano

5th place- Amelia Cook

6th place- Lucas Wilcox

Duo Interpretation

2nd place- Amelia Cook & Joie Rettig

3rd place- Sara Caballero & Lucas Wilcox

4th place- Sofia Chavez & Jadon Demetri

5th place- Javier Lozano & Nadia Petru

Duet Acting

3rd place- Emily Davis & Brighton Toland

4th place- Sofia Chavez & Joie Rettig

5th place- Zach Kohlymer & Griffin Yancy

Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking

5th place- Cristian Abarca

Humorous Interpretation

2nd place- Jadon Demetri

3rd place- Nadia Petru

6th place- Milo McKinney

Informative Speaking

2nd place- Kate Sur

Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking

5th place- Cristian Abarca

Public Forum Debate

Quarter-finalists (top 8)- Cristian Abarca & Fionella Caputo

Quarter-finalists (top 8)- Grant Barden & Olivia Baird

Program Oral Interpretation

3rd place- Bella Barkkume