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Strong Finish for Speech Team at District 3 Championship: 9 Advance to State

Over the weekend, Battle Ground Academy’s Speech and Debate Team participated in the District 3 Championship tournament at Father Ryan High School in Nashville.  Every member of the team who competed placed in their respective categories and nine individuals advanced to the state tournament set for April 12-13 in Cookeville, Tennessee.

Congratulations to the following students:

Extemporaneous Speaking
Mary Courtney Finn '22 - 6th place
Devin Hoke '20 - 4th place (advancing to state)
Nate LaRock '19 - 2nd place (advancing to state)

Humorous Interpretation
Katelyn Helberg '20 - 5th place

Informative Speaking 
Paige LaRock '21 - 3rd place (advancing to state)
Paul Lohmann '21 - 1st place  (advancing to state)
 
Oratory
Ben Boger '21 - 4th place (advancing to state)
Jimmy Shi '21 - 2nd place (advancing to state)
Natalie Watson '19 - 1st place (advancing to state)
 
Poetry
Kendall Grimes '22 - 3rd place (advancing to state)
 
Program Oral Interpretation
Marie Stengel '20 - 5th place
Alex Wasson '20 - 7th place 

TV Broadcasting 
Sophia Steynberg '22 - 4th place (advancing to state)
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