PTHS Debate, Speech Team Highly Ranked
By WestKyStar & Paducah Public Schools Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Members of the Paducah Tilghman High School Speech and Debate team have been designated among the top 50 speech competitors in the National Speech and Debate Association’s 2017-2018 pre-season rankings.

Students earning top 50 statewide rankings in their individual competition categories include seniors Ella Bailey (Prose, Mock Trial), Anna Grace McGee (Original Oratory, Mock Trial), Anna Shelton (Storytelling), and Emery Wainscott (Original Oratory, Program Interpretation).

Juniors ranked among the top 50 competitors in Kentucky are Grace Raber (Original Oratory, Prose, Mock Trial), Addie Rogers (Extemporaneous Speaking, Informative Speaking, Impromptu, and Mock Trial), Kate Rogers (Mock Trial), and James Smiley (Original Oratory).

Sophomore Kate Criner earned her spot on the list of top 50 state competitors in Dramatic Interpretation.

The team’s competition season begins in October.

Published 07:33 AM, Saturday Aug. 12, 2017
Updated 10:29 AM, Wednesday Aug. 16, 2017

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