North Meck students qualify for national speech and debate tournament
by Staff Writer
The following students placed in individual events and will go on to the national tournament:
• Sophomore Alex Pope placed first in declamation and third in original oratory.
• Freshman Elizabeth Kingaby placed second in declamation and fourth in extemporaneous speaking.
• Freshman Okan Pektas placed third in declamation, sophomore Camera Hill placed fourth and Antonio Rivera placed fifth.
• In original oratory, junior Collen Watson placed second and junior Taylor Barrett placed fourth
• In oral interpretation, sophomore Emily Yue placed first, freshman Bryana Williams placed second, junior James Williams placed third and senior Lauren Calucag placed fifth.
• A team of freshman Abhi Kulgod and junior Ifran Mekic placed second in public forum debate.