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Posted: September 18, 2013 - 12:00am  |  Updated: September 18, 2013 - 1:43am
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The Grovetown High School Speech and Debate Team participated in the Griffin Debate Tournament on Sept. 7. The team qualified four students (Nicole Garcia, Olivia Vasquez, Kaitlyn Quinn and Alexandria Johnson) to the Varsity State Championship, to be hosted by the Georgia Forensic Coaches Association in March of next year. Debaters and speakers won awards in Policy Debate, Public Forum Debate, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Extemporaneous Speaking, Humorous Interpretation and Poetry and Prose. Summer Vick and Ryan Crookham placed third in Junior Varsity Policy; Justin Davis and Trey Miller placed third in Novice Policy; Kaitlyn Quinn and Alex Johnson placed second in Varsity Public Forum Debate; and Alexis Berry and Katie Trimm where quarterfinalists in Varsity Public Forum. Nicole Garcia placed sixth in both Humorous Interpretation and Extemporaneous Speaking while Olivia Vasquez placed fifth in Poetry/Prose. Deanna Snellings, Justin Davis and Kaitlyn Quinn won top-five speaker awards in their respective debate events. Last year, Deanna Snellings won the First Year State Championship and Colin Berry qualified and attended the National Forensic League National Championships in Birmingham, Ala.   Special Photo
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The Grovetown High School Speech and Debate Team participated in the Griffin Debate Tournament on Sept. 7. The team qualified four students (Nicole Garcia, Olivia Vasquez, Kaitlyn Quinn and Alexandria Johnson) to the Varsity State Championship, to be hosted by the Georgia Forensic Coaches Association in March of next year. Debaters and speakers won awards in Policy Debate, Public Forum Debate, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Extemporaneous Speaking, Humorous Interpretation and Poetry and Prose. Summer Vick and Ryan Crookham placed third in Junior Varsity Policy; Justin Davis and Trey Miller placed third in Novice Policy; Kaitlyn Quinn and Alex Johnson placed second in Varsity Public Forum Debate; and Alexis Berry and Katie Trimm where quarterfinalists in Varsity Public Forum. Nicole Garcia placed sixth in both Humorous Interpretation and Extemporaneous Speaking while Olivia Vasquez placed fifth in Poetry/Prose. Deanna Snellings, Justin Davis and Kaitlyn Quinn won top-five speaker awards in their respective debate events. Last year, Deanna Snellings won the First Year State Championship and Colin Berry qualified and attended the National Forensic League National Championships in Birmingham, Ala.
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