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Speech and debate students rack up state awards

Students from Churchill, Johnson and Reagan high schools brought home several state speech and debate awards at the 2022 Texas Forensic Association State Meet. This three-day contest began with preliminary rounds featuring students across Texas. As the competition progressed, contestants were narrowed down through elimination rounds until the top six speech and debate students faced off in the final round.

Congratulations to all of our competitors and the following winners: 

Churchill High School

Emma Abbott - State Champion in Prose

Cana Blanton – Policy Debate Quarterfinalist and 9th Best Speaker

Natalie Stone – Policy Debate Quarterfinalist and 10th Best Speaker

Claire Davis – Policy Debate Octafinalist

Brook King – Policy Debate Octafinalist

Churchill speech and debate students and coach hold their trophies

Pictured L-R: Preston Stolte (Coach), Cana Blanton, Natalie Stone, Emma Abbot and Daniel Moore. 

Reagan High School

Cassidy Reynolds - 4th place Prose Interpretation Finalist

Katie Eanes - 15th place Original Oratory Semifinalist

Kathy He - 20th place Original Oratory Quarterfinalist

Reagan speech and debate students hold their trophy

Pictured L-R: Claire Caven, Cassidy Reynolds, Kathy He and Katie Eanes

Posted by Lila Stanley
Posted on 3-16-22