Arlington HS Speech Team Takes Third in Bartlett Tourney

Arlington HS Speech Team. Photo courtesy of AHS Speech.

Arlington HS Speech Team. Photo courtesy of AHS Speech.

Depleted by illness and coming off a two month intense preparation process for School House Rock, the AHS Speech Team performed well at the Bartlett Invitational Speech Tournament on November 1. AHS placed 3rd out of 9 schools behind Collierville and Henry County.

Several students earned individual honors:

Stephanie Bennett and Breonna Jackson-1st in Duo Interpretation
Parker Chase-1st in Dramatic Interpretation
Kelsey Clark-2nd in TV Newscasting
Abby Wilbanks and Josie Griffith-2nd in Duet Improvisation
Jada Burney and Genesis Jenkins-2nd in Duet Acting
Stephanie Bennett-3rd in Impromptu Speaking
Kamaria Chambers-3rd in Original Oratory
Keirsten Hackney-3rd in Storytelling
Stephanie Bennett and Breonna Jackson-4th in Duet Improvisation
Haleigh Byers and Dinah Mitchell-5th in Duo Interpretation
Kamaria Chambers-5th in Solo Acting
Matt Newsome-6th in Impromptu Speaking
Abby Wilbanks-6th in Storytelling

Several team members will travel to Paris, Tennessee on November 8 to compete for scholarship money at the Ruby Krider Invitational Tournament.

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