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FHS Debate Fares Well in Ft. Smith Tournament

Posted by Alan on March 2, 2011 2:21 PM | Filed in News |

FHS-Debate.pngResults for FHS students competing in the Fort Smith Southside Debate/Forensics Tournament, February 25-26, 2011
  • Mark Cameron and Joe Kieklak - 1st Place Varsity Debate
  • Ty Dunn and Jonathan Main - 1st Place Novice Debate
  • Joel Freeman - 1st Place Humorous Interpretation
  • Ty Dunn - 1st Place Novice Debate Speaker
  • Madeleine Hogue - 2nd Place Novice Debate Speaker
  • Michelle Leatherby - 2nd Place Poetry Interpretation, 2nd Place Prose Interpretation
  • Tim Dahms and Austin Ross - 3rd Place Varsity Debate
  • Taylor Hogue and Andrea Kim - 3rd Place Novice Debate
  • Mark Cameron - 3rd Place Varsity Debate Speaker
  • Taylor Hogue - 3rd Place Novice Debate Speaker
  • Andrea Kim - 4th Place Novice Debate Speaker
  • Greenley Littlejohn - 4th Place Original Oratory
  • Morgan Vesper - 4th Place Humorous Interpretation
  • Prashant Anand and Matthew Wang; and
  • Madeleine Hogue and Greenley Littlejohn - 4th Place Novice Debate [Quarterfinalists]
  • Janna Allen, Shelby Armstrong, Karina Hunt, Saba Kouchehbagh, Michelle Leatherby, and Morgan Vesper - 5th Place Readers Theatre and 6th Place Words & Music
Advancing to Semifinals:
  • Ty Beringer, Joel Freeman and Karina Hunt - Poetry Interpretation
  • Joel Freeman - Original Oratory
  • Banah Ghadbian - Humorous Interpretation
  • Courtney Ulrich and Morgan Vesper - Duet Acting
In Addition: FHS has competed in 7 debate tournaments this year, of those Mark Cameron and Joe Kieklak have appeared in the finals round 6 times and placed 1st in 5 of them.
March Madness:
Dates- March 11th and 12th
Friday evening events- Policy Debate, Words and Music, Readers Theater
Saturday morning/afternoon events- Policy Debate, Extemporaneous Speaking, Original Oratory, Story Telling, Prose, Solo Acting, Duet Acting, Improvised Duet Acting, Humorous/Dramatic Interpretation, Mime.
This is planned to be the largest tournament of the year and possibly the largest tournament FHS has hosted. The public are welcome to watch or even judge events.