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CCHS Speech Team Claims 1st Place at South Oldham Tournament

CCHS Speech Team Claims 1st Place at South Oldham Tournament


Calloway County High School Speech Team claimed first place out of sixteen teams in the South Oldham High School tournament on December 9 in Crestwood, KY. Two Lakers were named tournament champions in their events: Elizabeth Lanier in humorous interpretation and Sarah Gardner in prose. The team had nineteen entries advance to the final round.

In declamation, Gracie Fike placed 5th and Cindy Damian placed 6th. Courtney Hargrove placed 5th in dramatic interpretation. 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 6th in extemporaneous speaking. In humorous interpretation, Vayla Carlisle placed 4th and Madison Morris placed 5th. In impromptu, Elizabeth Lanier placed 4th and Gracie Fike placed 5th. In improvisational duo, the team of Landon Carter and Levi Dunnaway placed 3rd and the Vayla Carlisle and Brilee Garland placed 5th. In informative, Elizabeth Lanier placed 2nd and Amber Wu placed 6th. In poetry, Sarah Gardner placed 2nd. Kylee Carter placed 2nd in prose.

Five members of the Calloway County Middle School Speech Team also traveled to South Oldham this weekend. The team placed 4th overall in the junior division of the tournament and had four entries advance to finals. Faith McCafferty placed 2nd in storytelling and 4th in dramatic interpretation. In humorous interpretation, Andrew Dunnaway placed 5th and Kannon Bruce placed 6th.