RHS Forensic Students Soar at State!
The RHS Speech Team had a fantastic showing at the
Tennessee High School Speech and Drama League State Tournament at
Cookeville High School on Friday and Saturday.
After placing in the top position in the preliminary
round of Interp Theatre competition, SantaLand Diaries, advanced to
the final round giving a show-stopping performance. Their final
placing was #2 in the state. The group includes: Nora Ioane, Molly
Ellis, Lauren Staggs, Michael Bergen, Josh Garcia, Josh Melton, and
Winners in individual competition include:
Senior Maggie Smith, State Champion in TV
Senior Charrelle Coates, 6th in Original
Senior Jonathan Thomason, 6th in Humorous
Sophomore Daniel Hernandez, 6th in Solo
Freshman Kori Furcolowe, 5th in After Dinner
Rossview had an outstanding showing in student congress
winning 3 of the 6 awards given. Lauren Staggs was chosen
Outstanding Senator (the top award in the senate.)
Molly Ellis was elected Presiding Officer in the
Haley Hall was elected presiding officer in the
Josh Melton and Nora Ioane were also nominated for top
speaker in their house.
Following are photos of the award winners and
Page created by Ellen Taylor; text and photos by Lee Ellen