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CCHS Speech Team are Champions at Mark Etherton MSU Invitational

CCHS Speech Team are Champions at Mark Etherton MSU Invitational

Calloway County High School Speech Team were named the champions of the Mark Etherton Invitational tournament at Murray State on January 27.  CCHS placed first of ten high schools. Murray High School placed second, and Graves County High School placed third.

CCHS junior Elizabeth Lanier was named champion of both impromptu and informative speaking. In broadcasting, Levi Dunnaway placed 2nd. In declamation, Isabella Brawner placed 3rd, Gracie Fike placed 4th and Ella Burkeen placed 5th. In duo interpretation, the team of Madison Morris and Amber Wu placed 2nd, Vayla Carlisle and Brilee Garland placed 3rd, and Quinlyn Moore and Whitney Potter placed 4th. Addy Lusk placed 4th in extemporaneous speaking and Isabella Brawner placed 6th. In humorous interpretation, Elizabeth Lanier placed 2nd and Vayla Carlisle placed 3d. Gracie Fike placed 5th in impromptu. In improvisational duo, Vayla Carlisle and Brilee Garland placed 6th. In oratory, Courtney Hargrove placed 6th and Exxon Jimenez placed 7th. Sarah Gardner placed 3rd in poetry, 3rd in program oral interpretation and 5th in prose. In program oral interpretation, Whitney Potter placed 4th and Kilona McClure placed 6th. Kylee Carter placed 2nd in prose and Ella Burkeen placed 6th in storytelling.

The Laker Speech program is coached by Jennifer Dunnaway, Scott Bonneau, Miranda Wilson, Kaydee Sevilla and Breanna Maupin. The team will compete at the Kentucky High School Speech League Regional Tournament at Graves County High School on February 3rd.