Speech team takes sweepstakes in Sudan

The speech team took sweepstakes at the Sudan meet on Jan. 11.

In foreign extemporaneous speaking, junior Alayna Amen was first, sophomore Michael Fehr was third and junior Cathryn Johnson took sixth.

In duet acting, sophomore Anthony Pedroza and senior Eleny Macias took first, juniors Natasha Fehr and Sky Reyes were second, and sophomore Makayla Randolph and Fehr took third.

In program oral interpretation, junior Reese Cooper was third.

In dramatic interpretation, Cooper was first, junior Micah Smith took second, Amen was third, Macias was fifth, senior Madison Dyck was sixth, Johnson took seventh and Pedroza was eighth.

In poetry interpretation, Cooper was first, Pedroza took second, Smith was fourth, Johnson was seventh and Dyck was eighth.

In prose interpretation, Reyes was first, Pedroza took second, Dyck was third, Amen was fourth, Cooper was fifth, Johnson took seventh and junior Dayana Busanes was eighth.

In humorous interpretation, Macias took first, Reyes was second, junior Seth Barrientes was third, and N. Fehr took seventh.

In domestic extemporaneous speaking, junior Payton Carter took first and junior Bradley Everett was second.

In Lincoln-Douglas debate, sophomore Caleb Stanley took first, while senior Lisa Loewen was second.

Six team members qualified for state Texas Forensic Association competition in March. Cooper was named outstanding interper, while Stanley took top Lincoln-Douglas debater.