At the Montrose Speech Tournament Feb. 5 and 6, the Delta High School speech team did an exceptional job. In congressional debate, Hannah Owens received first place. Lydia Stalcup and Claire Corbasson served as presiding officers. Cidney Fisk came in first in her congressional house, as did Anthony Streich. In duo interpretation, Lucy Streich and Devon Murdock placed fourth. In original oratory, Cidney Fisk placed third, Nectaria Hanning fourth, and Hannah Owens fifth. In extemporaneous debate, Anthony Streich came in second overall. In the field of poetry, Anha Richards placed fifth. And finally, in Lincoln Douglass debate, Lydia Stalcup got first and Cidney Fisk got second.
The weekend of Feb. 12 and 13 a select group of students from the DHS team will be competing for spots at nationals in congressional debate. This national qualification meet is being hosted at Paonia High School. If you would like to judge at this event, please contact Danielle Lopez at Delta High School (874-8031).
Don't forget about state qualifications hosted by Delta High School the weekend of Feb. 22. Judges are also needed for that meet. Come support your local team or judge other students from around the Western Slope! Tune in for next week's results on Delta's very own national qualifiers!