Forensics an d Debate Team Photo

The Luray High School Debate and Forensics team hosted their VERY FIRST Invitational on Saturday, February 4th.  The Bulldogs hosted 8 other schools from across the region for a 3 round tournament.  Luray won the 1st Place Sweepstakes Award for Forensics (overall best team with the most wins) and the following students placed in the top 3 for their category:

Lincoln-Douglas Debate 1st Place - Mariah Moore
Extemporaneous Speaking 1st Place - Jozef Mason
Extemporaneous Speaking 2nd Place - Benjamin Caudill
Impromptu Speaking 2nd Place - Jack Martin
Original Oratory 1st Place - Lilly Jenkins
Poetry Interpretation 1st Place - Marlowe Ryan
Prose Interpretation 1st Place - Syd Drain
Storytelling 1st Place - Sophie Williams
Storytelling 2nd Place - Ronan Painter
Serious Dramatic Interpretation 1st Place - Laurel Webb
Humorous Duos Interpretation 3rd Place - Evie King & Virginia Grieb

Forensics (Speech) & Debate are both VHSL sanctioned activities.  VHSL 2B Regional Forensics will take place on Saturday, March 11 at Madison Co. HS and Super Regions will be held at Luray HS on Saturday, February 25th.