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Lodi High School welcomes new Speech and Debate Team members

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Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:13 am, Wed Oct 17, 2012.

Congratulations to the new members of the Lodi High School Speech and Debate Team!

On Sept. 15, the Yosemite Valley Forensics League held its second annual Novice Tournament. Our new students are amazingly gifted and talented, and we are lucky to have them.

Out of 22 participants, five of our first-time competitors placed in the Top 3. In our interpretation section, Colin Anderson, a senior, brought home first place with his Humorous Interpretation. Grace Kinser, a freshman, and Natalie Marr, a junior, tied for third place with their Dramatic Interpretations. Also in this three-way tie was Ryan Ozminkoski, a sophomore, with his Original Oratory. As for our debate students, junior Robert Felton won all of his debates.

On Sept. 22, Bear Creek High School hosted the first YFL Tournament. Nine of our students placed in the Top 3 categories of Expository, Congress, Original Prose/Poetry, Oratorical Interpretation, Original Oratory, Dramatic Interpretation, and Lincoln-Douglas Debate. Matthew Adams, grade 11, took second place in Expository. In Congress, senior Garrett Wilson placed first, and Justin Musgrove, grade 11, placed third. Quincy Van Steenberge, a senior, took first with her Original Porse/Poetry. Grant Goehring, a junior, and Sophie Fuller, a sophomore, both brought home first place for Oratorical Interpretation, winning all three rounds each; Christine Flores placed second. In Original Oratory, sophomore Ryan Ozminkoski was awarded third place. Gabriella Violett, a freshman, tied for third place in Dramatic Interpretation. And last but not least, Ross Matthies, grade 11, won all three of his Lincoln-Douglas debates.

Again, we'd like to congratulate all of our participants and say welcome to Lodi High School Speech and Debate 2012-13!

Cathryn Geyer is the speech and debate teacher at Lodi High School.

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