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Speech & Debate Wins Ridge Tournament


The Summit High School Speech and Debate Team won First Place Sweepstakes out of 51 schools at the Ridge High School national circuit tournament on Saturday, January 27th. Several of the finalists qualified for the Tournament of Champions which will be held at the University of Kentucky in April 2018.

Speech and Debate students pose after impressive win!

FINALISTS INCLUDE:
** Qualified for the Tournament of Champions, University of Kentucky
+ Qualified for the New Jersey State Championship Tournament

JUNIOR VARSITY PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
2nd place - Pierce Baldacci and Lucas Hawkins +

DUO INTERPRETATION
6th place - Iain Alvidrez and Tim Erday ** +

DECLAMATION
5th place - Nia King +

DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION
1st place - Harry Saroff ** +
2nd place - Kimberly Lee ** +

Semi-finalists:
Jayson Cahillane, Josh Daley, Bella Avelino and Caroline Abut
Novice Honors Round
1st - Jayson Cahillane
2nd - Josh Daley
3rd - Bella Avelino

HUMOROUS INTERPRETATION
1st place - Harry Saroff ** +
6th place-Beatrice Halper ** +

Semi-finalist: JJ Stewart
Novice Honors Round
3rd - Zack Silberstein

IMPROMPTU SPEAKING
2nd place - Ethan Zucker +

Semi-finalist: Kathleen Landis
Novice Honors Round
2nd - Kathleen Landis

IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING
3rd place - Michael Polivko +

Semi-finalist: Beatrice Halper

INFORMATIVE SPEAKING
2nd place - Ryan Colon ** +
4th place - Alisha Kewalramani ** +

Semi-finalist: Ethan Zucker

ORAL INTERPRETATION
2nd place - Caroline Abut +

Semi-finalists: Elizabeth Maloney, Juliet Huneke

ORIGINAL ORATORY
4th place - Alisha Kewalramani ** +
7th plae - Ryan Colon ** +

Semi-finalist: Rena Gabber
Novice Honors Round
1st - Kathleen Landis
2nd - Rena Gabber

PROGRAM ORAL INTERPRETATION
1st place - Kim Lee ** +
3rd place - Annie Milsten ** +
6th place - Maddie Lumelleau ** +

Semi-finalist: Juliet Huneke