Extracurricular Activities Students

Speech & Debate Team Named MSHSAA District Champions

The LHWHS Speech & Debate Team took first place in Sweepstakes and was named District 4 Champion in the MSHSAA District Tournament on March 6.

The following students have qualified for the state competition:

  • Grace Hu and William Xie in Policy Debate
  • Catherine Liao in Radio Speaking
  • Sophia Liu in Dramatic Interpretation
  • Anna Reis in Lincoln-Douglas Debate and International Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Oviya Srihari in Poetry Reading
  • Ryan Tung in United States Extemporaneous Speaking

Full tournament results:

United States Extemporaneous Speaking
Ryan Tung – 3rd

International Extemporaneous Speaking
Anna Reis – 2nd

Radio Speaking
Catherine Liao – 2nd

Dramatic Interpretation
Sophia Liu – 2nd

Humorous Interpretation
Marissa Mathieson – 6th

Duo Interpretation
Varsha Arun and Joanne Sung – 5th

Prose Reading
Grace Hu – 5th

Poetry Reading
Oviya Srihari – 2nd

Lincoln-Douglas Debate
Anna Reis – 1st place & District Champion (undefeated in the tournament)

Policy Debate
Grace Hu and William Xie – 1st place & District Champions (undefeated in the tournament)