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Summit H.S. Forensics Team Claims Another Sweepstakes Trophy at Ridge Tourney

Greg Elliott

Monday, January 27, 2014 • 2:29pm

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Forensics Team won their sixth sweepstakes trophy, placing Second overall at the Ridge High School Speech and Debate Tournament. The event was the largest local tournament of the year, featuring more than 30 schools from four states.  The Summit team will next compete in a tournament they are hosting on Feb. 1.

Top finishers included:

JUNIOR VARSITY PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
 
Nick Ritter and Dan Zhukov - Sixth place

 
IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING
 
Matt McGinn -- First place

 
IMPROMPTU SPEAKING
 
Helen Hardiman - Fourth place
Chris Melka - First place

 
DRAMATIC INTERP
 
Keenan Buckley - First place

 
HUMOROUS INTERP
 
Maginnis Buckley  - Seventh place

 
DUO INTERP
 
Dana Goodstein and Zach Rissman - Fourth place
Matt Wilson and Anne Borzner - Third place
Sean McManus and Keegan McManus - First Place

 
PLACING IN  NOVICE HONOR ROUNDS

Hope Kovera - Top non-advancing novice in Declamation

 
NOVICE DRAMATIC INTERP
 
Alana Gartenberg - Sixth
Sterling Sidebottom - Fifth
Grace Milsten - Third
Savannah Dooley - Second
Hope Kovera - First

 
NOVICE HUMOROUS INTERP
 
Sean McManus - Sixth
Anne Borzner - Fifth
Matt Wilson - Third
James Badenhausen - Second

 
NOVICE POETRY INTERP
 
Betsy Ellison - Fourth
Maddie Collins - First

 
NOVICE PROSE INTERP
 
Sarah Competiello - Fifth
Savannah Dooley - Fourth
Alana Gartenberg - Second

 
NOVICE ORIGINAL ORATORY
 
Surina Gupta - First

 

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