The Speech and Debate team did not have to travel far for the 2013 State tournament this year. It was just down the road at IUPUI.
The speech portion took place on Saturday, February 16 and the parliamentary debate portion took place on Sunday, February 17. Eight students competed on Saturday. Senior, Andrew Wray took 6th place in Extemporaneous Speaking; Junior, Marcus Harvey took 6th place in After Dinner Speaking, and newcomer, Funmi Arogbokun took 6th in Novice Extemporaneous Speaking. Molly Kordas, Ciara Williams, Amanda Lewis, Tony Ranieri, and Jeremy Washington rounded out the team.
The Debate team competed on Sunday. Andrew Wray and Kelsey Coy competed in the varsity division. Tony Ranieri and Phillip Tock competed as a Junior team. Ranieri and Tock made it through the semi-final round and into the final round only to be defeated by IUPUI! Tony Ranieri was named 3rd speaker overall in the Junior division.