Speech and Debate Melissa High School Online State Qualifying Tournament Finalists

Last Weekend, Speech and Debate participated in the Melissa state qualifying tournament. The team had two new TFA finalists, a double octo-finalist at the St.Marks National Tournament, and a tournament champion in Dramatic Interpretation.

Jace Arriaga, Onlone Managing Editor

State Qualifiers:

Sara Caballero in Duo Interpretation

Lucas Wilcox in Duo Interpretation

Other Awards:

During the Tournament, Josy Stevens won tournament champion in Dramatic Interpretation.

At the St. Mark’s National Tournament Nikihi Weerakoon was a Double Octofinalist in Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate.

Other Finalists Include:

Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking

8th place- Julia Low

Dramatic Interpretation

1st place- Josy Stevens

2nd place- Sofia Colaluca

3rd place- Amelia Cook

5th place- Emily Davis

Duo Interpretation

1st place- Sara Caballero & Lucas Wilcox

2nd place- Audrey Nixon & Audrey Cullinane

Prose Interpretation

2nd place- Josy Stevens

Humorous Interpretation

2nd place- Megan Sewell

5th place- Josy Stevens

Varsity Public Forum Debate

Quarter Finalist- Grant Barden & Cristian Abarca

Novice Public Forum Debate

Quarter Finalist- Eleanor Blue & Clara Mirkin