Munster High School Speech Team Wins Bradley University Tournament for Second Consecutive Season and Debate Team has Strong Showing at Chesterton Tournament

Munster-High-School-Speech-Team-Wins-Bradley-Tournament-Debate-Team-at-Chesterton-Tournament-2018_01 Recently the Munster High School Speech and Debate Director Jordan Mayer and Assistant Coach Josh Craig led the team to Peoria, IL with the help of parents Manikana Sarkar and Ayanna Brown. The Munster High School Speech team won the Bradley University George Armstrong Invitational tournament for the second time in school history.

Participating in one of the largest collegiate speech tournaments in the nation, the Munster Speech team bested students of 23 High Schools from 8 states. Additionally, the Munster High School Debate team competed in the Chesterton Debate Invitational tournament. Coached by Mr. Steve Kennedy, Mrs. Kathy Kennedy, Mr. Michael Buck, and Ms. Jessica Hilbrich, the debate team had a strong showing at the tournament which is often viewed as a bellwether for sectionals. Tournament results for both squads are listed below:

Bradley University Tournament Results:
Dramatic Interpretation
Maya Radjenovich -Tournament Champion

Prose Interpretation
Maya Radjenovich -Tournament Champion - DOUBLE CHAMPION!

Humorous Interpretation
Noel Fary-Tournament Champion
Michael McDunn-Humorous Interpretation

Sports Broadcasting
Noel Fary-Tournament Champion - DOUBLE CHAMPION
Drew Westland-3rd Place

Informative Speaking
Emma Higgason-Tournament Champion

Duo Interpretation
Nate Rodenburg/Ben Peters -Tournament Champion
Sami Muhrez/Alyssa Nahnsen -Tournament Runner-Up
Noel Fary/Maya Radjenovich-3rd Place

Duet Acting
Nate Rodenburg/Ben Peters-Tournament Runner-Up
Kylie Reed/Sophia Farias-3rd Place

Novice Prose Interpretation
Charlie Mason-Novice Tournament Champion
Maha Alshamalileh- Novice Tournament Runner-Up
Hailey Sullivan-3rd Place

Impromptu
Jackie Webber -Tournament Champion
Emma Higgason -Tournament Runner

Radio
Novice Radio
Charlie Mason Tournament Runner-Up

Individual Sweepstakes
Noel Fary-Tournament Champion
(4 events-1 must be interp, 1 must be public address)

Munster-High-School-Speech-Team-Wins-Bradley-Tournament-Debate-Team-at-Chesterton-Tournament-2018_02Chesterton Debate Tournament Results
Congressional Debate
Novice
2nd Place Tyler Devenny

Varsity
1st Place Aidan Chism
2nd place Cynthia Chockalingam
4th place Brink Wolak

Lincoln Douglas Debate
Novice
4th place Anushka Majety

Policy Debate
Novice
1st Place Ellie Brennan and Mikyla Farnell
2nd place Zoe Ackermann and Olivia Balbo
1st place Novice Speaker Olivia Balbo

Varsity
1st place Carina Crisan and Surajpal Singh

Public Forum Debate
Novice
1st place Megan Flynn and Sydney Skrobot
1st place Novice Speaker Sydney Skrobot

Varsity
3rd place Shreyas Iyer and Kathir Venkat

James Cavallo Mental Attitude Aware in Debate
Aidan Chism