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CCMS Speech Team Wins 21st Straight Regional Championship

CCMS Speech Team Wins 21st Straight Regional Championship

Calloway County Middle School Speech Team claimed their twenty-first consecutive regional championship on February 3 while competing at Graves County High School. The team and twenty-four students qualified individually to compete at the KHSSL State tournament on February 23-24 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. 

Seven Calloway County Middle School students were named tournament champions including Faith McCafferty, who won first in both dramatic interpretation and storytelling. Tournament champions also included Parker Morris in broadcasting, Tyler Saalwaechter in extemporaneous speaking, Andrew Dunnaway in humorous interpretation, Lilah Hill in impromptu, Charlotte Haws in poetry and the duo acting team of Hayden Gilbert and Meghan Scott Duncan.

The team also had nine regional runners-up including Leah Hughes in dramatic interpretation, the duo acting team of Kannon Bruce and Parker Morris, Emma Lanier in humorous interpretation and storytelling, Allyson Turner in impromptu, Hayden Gilbert in original oratory, Meghan Scott-Duncan in poetry and the improvisational duo team of Meghan Scott Duncan and Emma Lanier.

The Calloway County Speech Program is coached by Jennifer Dunnaway, Scott Bonneau, Miranda Wilson, Kaydee Sevilla and Breanna Maupin.