Extracurricular Activities Fine & Performing Arts Students

Talking Rams Take Home District Wins, Head to State

The team poses for a group photo.

The speech and debate team competed at the MSHSAA District tournament this past weekend, and the students were successful in their events! There are two district champions, and eight students will be going on to the state tournament!

Please congratulate the following students on their achievements at district tournament:

STATE QUALIFIERS:
– Gabbie Burton (11) and Noah DiAntonio (11) – Duet Acting
– Noah DiAntonio (11) and Maya Mutic (11) – Policy Debate
– Simi Falako (12) – Original Oratory
– Jacob Granick (12) and Bobby Zitzmann (12) – Public Forum Debate
– Kieran Mulligan (12) – Storytelling
– Kyrollos Shenouda (12) – Prose Reading

DISTRICT CHAMPIONS:
– Simi Falako (12) – Original Oratory
– Jacob Granick (12) and Bobby Zitzmann (12) – Public Forum Debate

FULL TOURNAMENT RESULTS:

Lincoln Douglas Debate
– Simi Falako (12), quarterfinalist

Policy Debate
– Noah DiAntonio (11) and Maya Mutic (11), semifinalists
– Patrick Naughton (11) and Aramis Rickey (11), quarterfinalists

Public Forum Debate
– Jacob Granick (12) and Bobby Zitzmann (12), 1st place
– Kieran Mulligan (12) and Rasika Sant (12), quarterfinalists

Original Oratory
– Simi Falako (12), 1st place

Radio Speaking
– Rasika Sant (12), 5th place

Dramatic Interpretation
– Renee Colby (12), 4th place

Humorous Interpretation
– Jackie Wong (12), 5th place

Duet Acting
– Gabbie Burton (11) and Noah DiAntonio (11), 2nd place

Prose Reading
– Kyrollos Shenouda (12), 3rd place

Storytelling
– Kieran Mulligan (12), 3rd place