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Five Speech and Debate Students Qualify for State at District Tournament

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On March 2, 2013, the Ladue Horton Watkins High School Speech and Debate Team participated in District tournaments, with five students qualifying for the state competition.
  • Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking: Sarah Allen – 2nd place
  • Original Oratory: Jerome Gregory – 3rd place
  • Radio Speaking: Emily Chu – 4th place
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Jerome Gregory – semifinalist; and Haohang Xu – 2nd place
The following students also placed in their events:
  • International Extemporaneous Speaking: Benjamin Collinger – 4th place
  • Storytelling: Olivia Gada – 7th place
  • Public Forum Debate: Sarah Allen and Sydney Petersen – quarterfinalists