(West Plains) – The West Plains High School Speech and Debate Team did very well at this the recent Webb City/Carthage Speech and Debate Tournament.
In the varsity division at Webb City, Laura Grisham won 1st place in the Humorous Interpretation category, Kelby Czerwonka and Laura Grisham took first and second place in the Oratory category, and Kelby Czerwonka took second place in the Radio category. Chloe Towell and Lily Brotherton took fourth place in Duo Interpretation.
In the Novice Division at Carthage, Holt Skinner took 1st place in the Storytelling category, Jessica Adelsberger took 1st place in the Prose and Poetry Interpretation category, and Caleb Gill took 2nd place in Parliamentary Debate, where Holt Skinner also placed in 4th. Jordan Good took 3rd place in Original Oratory, where Holt Skinner placed 6th. Colton Harrison took 6th place in Humorous Interpretation, and in Duo Interpretation, Cameron Reynolds and Kyle Hodges took 3rd place, while Derek McGinnis and Haley McCall took 6th place.
The team will soon wrap up the season but continues to work hard. They have two more tournaments scheduled in February and the NFL districts are in March.