Both the BGHS Speech & Debate Team and the BGJHS Forensics Team competed at the University of Kentucky in the Paul Laurence Dunbar Tournament on Saturday, November 12. The BGJHS team finished 3rd in their season opener among the 11 junior high teams. BGHS came in 2nd among 12 high school teams.
Of the 15 BGHS students who competed on Saturday, several brought home individual honors.
Broadcasting- Darby Tassell-2nd, Sean Compton- 5th
Declamation- Ruthie Kesri- 3rd
Dramatic Interp- Leah Tabor- 5th
Duo Interp- Cole Vaughan and Leah Tabor - 4th
Extemp- Christian Butterfield - 2nd,*Peter Guthrie- 4th, *Stuart Kernohan- 6th,
Humorous Interp- John Woodring- 2nd, Sean Compton- 6th,
Impromptu- Ruthie Kesri- 3rd
Informative- Cole Vaughan- 1st, Darby Tassell- 4th
Oratory- Ruthie Kesri- 5th
POI- John Woodring- 2nd, Chapel Tinius - 5th
Prose- Cole Vaughan- 5th
Storytelling- Chapel Tinius- 1st, John Woodring- 5th
BGJHS fielded a team of 21 competitors, many of the young team competed in their first ever tournament. The BGJHS students who received individual awards are:
Broadcasting- *Gray Howard - 6th
Declamation- Truman Tinius- 2nd, Maddie Woodrum- 4th
Duo Acting- *Trent Slocum and *Landen Johnson- 7th
Duo Improv- *Cassidy Pfefferkorn and *Raegan Meguiar - 5th
HI/DI- Truman Tinius- 2nd
Impromptu- Elaina Garrett 2nd, Emma Christian- 6th
Oratory- Kate Woodring- 2nd
Poetry- *Raegan Meguiar- 3rd, Ashtyn Browning- 5th
Prose- Truman Tinius-1st, Kate Woodring- 3rd
Storytelling- Kate Woodring- 1st, *Cassidy Pfefferkorn- 4th, *Nelaya Abebrese- 7th
(*indicate 1st competition)
Teams will next compete the Bowling Green Vette City Classic at Bowling Green High School Nov. 19. The tournament, hosted by BGHS Speech & Debate will have teams from Kentucky and Tennessee competing.
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