Four DHS students compete at state speech and debate

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Photo submitted Lydia Stalcup, Hannah Owens, Sameha Haque and Anha Richards traveled to Denver in March to compete in the CHSAA state competition.

Delta High School just completed an outstanding speech and debate season. Four competitors traveled to Denver in March to compete in the CHSAA state competition. Lydia Stalcup and Hannah Owens competed in Lincoln-Douglas debate. Sameha Haque performed her original oratory, and Anha Richards qualified with her drama piece.

Competing at state is very challenging, as the schools do not level the playing fields based on school size. In other words, our small town competitors competed against large Front Range schools. As a whole, the Western Slope region did very well at the state competition. Sameha Haque set a personal record at state, ranking 14th. Lydia Stalcup placed fourth in Lincoln-Douglas debate.

The speech team is hosting its annual Desserts and Diversions showcase on Wednesday, April 26, at Delta High School. The event will start at 7 p.m. This annual fundraiser features some of the top performers, while guests eat unlimited desserts and win door prizes. The speech team invites you to come and be entertained. The entry fee is $5.