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California Speech teams competes

California Speech teams competes

December 5th, 2012 in News

The California Speech Team took third place in Sweepstakes at the Clinton Invitational Speech Tournament Dec. 1.

Alex Davis and Mason Albertson brought home first place awards in radio and storytelling, respectively.

Maria Banda placed second in dramatic interpretation, as did Courtney Kilmer in Original Works.

Fourth place finishers included Caitlin Dummermuth in Original Works, Kilmer in original oratory, Ashley Douglas in dramatic interpretation, and the team of Mason Albertson and Alex Davis in Improvised Duet Acting.

Dummermuth also took fifth place in radio and the team of Haley McMillian and Alden Millering took fifth in Improvised Duet Acting.

Sixth place finishers include Taylor Werdehausen in extemporaneous speaking and Abi Fast in original oratory.

"It's exciting to see how the team progresses in skill and strength with each tournament," said Coach Linda Fulbright.