Two More Qualify for Nationals

The good news keeps coming for our speech and debate team! This past weekend, we had an additional two students qualify for nationals! Congratulations to Mollie Edmondson’21, who qualified in Informative Speech, and Sophia DiPuccio ’19, who qualified in Dramatic Interpretation! Below is the updated list of the 20 state qualifiers and the four national qualifiers (along with alternates):
State Qualifiers
Caitrina Barton ’21 and Brinn MacLellen ’21– Duo Interpretation
Sophia DiPuccio ’19– Dramatic Interpretation
Faith Smolik ’22- Dramatic Interpretation     
Sami Sargi ’20- Humorous Interpretation
Emma Kaplan ’19– Informative Speaking
Mollie Edmondson ’21– Informative Speaking
Andrew Mayer ’22- Informative Speaking
Jackson Sturtevant ’21–Lincoln-Douglas Debate
Lena DiPuccio ’20– Original Oratory
Clara Morgan ’22– Original Oratory
Madison Wagner ’19– Original Oratory
Teeba Marolowe ’21– Original Oratory
Joe Rottinghaus ’21 and John Lewis ’20– Public Forum Debate
Eric Brandt ’21 - Student Congress
Gwen Mascha ’21– Student Congress
Cayla See ’21– Student Congress
Allie Mikolanis ’19– United States Extemporaneous and Student Congress
Giovanna Piedimonte ’22– Prose Poetry Interpretation (alternate)
National Qualifiers
Mollie Edmondson ’21– Informative Speaking
Sophia DiPuccio ’19– Dramatic Interpretation
Allie Mikolanis ’19– Student Congress
Gwen Mascha ’21– Student Congress
Alternates for Nationals
Emma Kaplan ’19– Informative Speaking (1st alternate)
Teeba Marolowe ’21– Original Oratory (1st alternate)
Cayla See ’21– Big Question Debate (2nd alternate)
Madison Wagner ’19– Original Oratory (3rd alternate)

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