East’s forensics team competed over the weekend at the National Catholic Forensics League regional tournament, qualifying 13 students to the national competition over the summer. East also competed at SM North, sending one student to State.
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East’s Lancer Dancers competed in Orlando, Florida at the National Dance Alliance annual national competition this weekend. Today, they won first place in the jazz category and fourth in the hip hop category.
After a successful debate season, the forensics students look to continue to excel in their season.. They will spend many hours after school and on weekends prepping and competing, and hope to send as many students to Nationals as possible.
Forensic team Chris Carey and Jack Mitchell place fourteenth for their Duo Interpretation of “Alice in Zombieland”. This is the third trophy East has won at a Debate and Speech National tournament.
After winning state with a jump of five feet and ten and a half inches, junior Grace Pickell will jump at nationals today at 6:30. If she reaches six feet, then she will qualify for the Olympic trials and if she places in the top four than she will qualify for the Junior Olympics in Spain.
Seven members of the East Debate and Forensics squad will travel to the National Forensics Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana next week to compete in speech, interpretation and debate events. This year hosts the youngest group with two freshmen, three sophomores and only one junior and senior.
Students qualify for nationals as the forensics squad wins sweepstakes at the East Kansas NFL District tournament.
Jayden Robert qualified to nationals at the KCCFL tournament. Three additional students qualified to state at the SM North tournament and several more placed in other events.