Jesters Win Speech Sweepstakes at Cherokee!

The Jesters competed at the Cherokee HS Winter Challenge Speech and Debate Tournament this past Saturday in Canton, Ga. They were awesome, winning Speech Sweepstakes once again! Here are the results:

Novice LD Debate: Lindsey Curtis, 3rd Place
Varsity Public Forum Debate: William Poss and Ethan Damiani, Runners-up; William Poss, 10th Speaker; Ethan Damiani, 5th Speaker
Dramatic Interpretation: Taylor Jackson, CHAMPION
Extemporaneous Speaker: Bryant Hodgson, 10th Place; George Lefkowicz, 6th Place; Harrison Gray, 5th Place; Tyler Jones, 2nd Place
Impromptu Speaking: Tyler Jones, 7th Place; Dana Richie, 2nd Place; Harrison Gray, CHAMPION
Original Oratory: Dana Richie, 5th Place; Lucia Fernandez, 3rd Place
Program Oral Interpretation, Taylor Jackson, CHAMPION

THANK YOU to Norm Richie, Craig Erlich, Lucas Bailey, Connie Freightman, Julie Franklin and Austin Gates for chaperoning and judging at the tournament. Couldn’t do it without you! And, as always, thank you to APS for their constant support and belief in the power of Speech and Debate!