Some Mexico High School students are still celebrating their advancement to the state speech & debate tournament following District competition this past weekend.
Mexico hosted the Northeast District MSHSAA Speech & Debate Tournament on March 1 and 2.
Advancing to State competition are:
Riley Given, District Champ in Humorous Interpretation
Riley Given & Jackson Unger, 2nd place in Duet Acting
Kylie Yeast & Grant Norfleet, District Champ in Duo Interpretation
Grant Norfleet, 3rd place in Storytelling
Lexie Kelm, 2nd place in Storytelling
Mexico’s entry in the One Act Play category was also District Champ and will be presented at State.
District Medalists were:
Jenny Batts, 5th place in Prose
Bryson Stuehmer, 5th place in International Extemporaneous Speaking
Jackie Calaluce, 3rd place in U.S. Extemporaneous Speaking
Mexico’s entry in the Reader’s Theater category tied for 2nd place but lost on a tie breaker to finish 3rd.