Joshi Leads Speech Team to Third

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Carolyn Spencer and Janae Gerdom take time for a selfie at the Laker Annual Winter Invitational. The Speech and Debate Team took third place at the competition. The next meet is March 1, 2014 at Northrop. 

By Melissa Kizer

Features Editor

This past weekend was the Laker Annual Winter Invitational.  The team did a fantastic job with receiving third place in the team sweepstakes.  The competition at the Invitational was different than what the team usually faced.  The individual awards are:

  • Urvi Joshi received first in Impromptu Speaking and first in United States Extemporaneous Speaking.
  • Srikiran Dasari received second in International Extemporaneous speaking.
  • Jaclynn and Jennifer Hess received fourth in Original Performance.
  • Caleb Curtis received fifth in Dramatic Interpretation.
  • Lubna Naureen received fifth in Original Oratory.
  • Alexandretta Arbuckle and Autumn Derr received seventh in Original Performance.
  • Hijiri Baker received seventh in Original Oratory and eighth in Prose Reading.
  • Carolyn Spencer received seventh in Prose Reading.
  • Andrew Reigelman received seventh in International Extemporaneous Speaking.
  • Jaclynn Hess received eighth in Poetry Reading.
  • Janae Gerdom received eighth in Broadcasting.

Congratulations to the team for a fantastic meet.  The next meet will be Saturday which is Sectionals hosted at Northrop.

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