Tilghman’s Daniels Named Tournament Champion at Western KY University; Walden, Rutherford Earn 3rd and 4th
Juniors earning top scores in preliminary rounds were John Holtgrewe (Extemporaneous Speaking - 3), Claire Kelly (Oratory -1; Duo Improv - 1; Broadcast Announcing - 2), and Walden (Duo Improv - 1; Broadcast Announcing - 3).
Sophomores Ella Bailey (Prose - 3) and Anna Grace McGee (Oratory - 1; Poetry - 2) earned additional top scores in preliminary rounds.
Advancing in National Speech and Debate Association honor society degrees were McGee, Rutherford, and team coach Tony Cardon. All earned their Degree of Excellence.
The Paducah Tilghman High School Speech and Debate Team will host the Tornado Alley Speech Tournament on Saturday, January 16.
Photo from left: Landon Rutherford, Jack Daniels, Michael-Ellen Walden