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Summit High School Forensics Team Captures First Place Sweepstakes Win

Greg Elliott

Monday, October 28, 2013 • 3:20pm

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School (SHS) Forensics Team won the First Place Sweepstakes at the Phillipsburg High School Speech and Debate Tournament this past Saturday.  Of the 65 team members who competed, 25 individuals won trophies in the final rounds.  The SHS team featured 35 freshmen in the group, 15 of whom advanced to the final rounds.

Notable placements included:

DRAMATIC INTERP
Keenan Buckley-6th
Samantha Theriot-3rd
Allison Scott-1st

DUO INTERP
Matt Wilson & Anne Borzner-4th
Keenan Buckley & Jack LeGoff-3rd
Sean and Keegan McManus-2nd
Keller Gordon & Samantha Theriot-1st

HUMOROUS INTERP
Top non-advancing novice:  Maginnis Buckley
Zach Rissman-6th
James Badenhausen-5th
Allison Scott-3rd
Sean McManus-Summit

IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING
Zach Rissman-4th

ORIGINAL ORATORY
Top non-advancing novice:  Aissa Guindo
Helen Hardiman-6th
Katherin Recio-2nd
Drew Schwendiman-3rd

POETRY INTERP
Top non-advancing novice:  Betsy Ellison
Maddie Collins-5th

PROSE INTERP
Top non-advancing novice:  Grace Milsten
Sarah Competiello-6th
Kira Ross-5th
Alison Johnston-4th
Alana Gartenberg-2nd
Bella Anidjar-1st

NOVICE PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
Ethan Mandelbaum & Dan Koper-4th
Chris Kelser & Yannich Nandry-3rd

VARSITY PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
Doug Huneke & Jai Padalkar-6th
David Meyers & Claire Harrison-5th
Jeff Berkowitz & Sukrut Sonty-3rd

 

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