Speech Team Earns Third Place at
The RHS speech team placed 3rd out of 20 schools at the
Tourney on Saturday, February 5th. It was the largest
tournament the school
had ever hosted with over 500 competitors.
Individual winners were:
Michael Bergen 1st in storytelling and 2nd in
Josh Garcia 2nd in poetry and 2nd in impromptu
Sean Christian Taylor 2nd in dramatic interp and 4th in
Reneeka Versey 4th in dramatic and 6th in TV
Charrelle Coates 5th in original oratory.
Jonathan Thomason 5th in humorous
Shannon O'Neal 6th in original oratory.
Daniel Hernandez 6th in solo acting.
Other team members who competed and contributed to the
overall team award
were Ginger Tucker, Matthew Goder, Robin Sloan, Elizabeth
Bruce, Haley Hall,
Octavious Padgett, and Nick Quezada.
The team also visited the Civil Rights Museum at the
historic Lorraine Motel
A big thanks to our chaperones and judges: Mrs. Robinett
Versey, Mrs. Sonya
Pollock, former RHS forensics students Jacob Shorter,
Shelley Osborne, and
Neely Wall (who drove all the way from
Following are some photo highlights of the
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