Speakers and debaters advance to state championships

Congratulations to the students who competed in the Speech and Debate District #11 tournament last weekend at Lakeridge High School in Lake Oswego.

The following advance to the U.S. Bank / Les Schwab Tires OSAA Speech & Debate State Championships in April at Western Oregon University:

  •  Alexis Han, FIRST PLACE in After-Dinner Speaking
  •  Eric Nguyen, THIRD PLACE in Dramatic Interpretation
  •  Alexis Han & Eric Nguyen, FIRST PLACE in Duo Interpretation
  •  Grace Elkhal, FIRST PLACE in Expository Speaking
  •  Derek Wong, THIRD PLACE in Impromptu Speaking
  •  Grace Elkhal, FIRST PLACE in Original Oratory
  •  Alexis Han & Derek Wong, FIRST PLACE in Parliamentary Debate
  •  Madisen Haugen, THIRD PLACE in Radio Commentary

 In addition, the following are first alternates to the state tournament:

  •  Olivia Cooley & Grace Elkhal in Parliamentary Debate
  •  Derek Wong in Extemporaneous Speaking

 La Salle sent 18 competitors and a dozen volunteer judges to the event

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