The Jesters, Grady HS’s own 10-time Varsity Champion Speech and Debate Team, competed this weekend at Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee. It was our first tournament this year in Georgia. While we are young, we had quite a successful tournament! Here are the results:
Original Oratory: Lucia Fernandez, CHAMPION
Informative Speaking: Dana Richie, CHAMPION
Impromptu Speaking: Bryant Hodges, 6th Place; Oliver Gray, 5th Place; Sarah Likins, 4th Place; Declan McCarthy, 2nd Place; Dana Richie, CHAMPION
Extemporaneous Speaking: Oliver Gray, 5th Place; Sarah Likins, 3rd Place
Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Semifinalist: Griffin Richie; UNDEFEATED, PETER HAYNES (FIRST TIME DEBATER, UNDEFEATED IN THE VARSITY DIVISION!)
Great job Jesters!