HHSS Speech, Drama and Debate team makes their mark at national tournament

The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama and Debate team had a strong performance at the The Tournament of Champions (TOC) qualifier at the ST. Marks Heart of Texas Invitational on Oct. 19.

The tournament was the team’s first national competition for the 2012 – 2013 year. There were a total of 121 schools competing from across the United States.

The team members that qualified for the Quarter Finals were Jann Soto in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking, Devon Fierro in Dramatic Interpretation, and Erik Rodriguez in Dramatic Interpretation.

Reaching Semi Finals and receiving a TOC bid was Angel Yanez in Dramatic Interpretation, Devon Fierro and Josh Figueroa in Duo Interpretation, and Paige Robles and Matthew Almaguer in Duo Interpretation.

Receiving a second place overall and a TOC bid in Duo Interpretation were Angel Yanez and Erik Rodriguez.

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