South Speech has spectacular finish at Victoria East tournament


On Nov. 11, the Harlingen South Speech/Drama/Debate Team traveled to Victoria, Texas, to compete at the Victoria East High School Tournament. The team had a spectacular finish as they secured the 1st place sweepstakes win.

The following students contributed to the team’s success:

Dramatic Interpretation
6th-Natalie Perez
4th-James Gracia
3rd-John Duncan

Humorous Interpretation
7th-Lauren Ponce
5th-Joseph Decilos
4th-John Duncan
2nd-Savannah Smith

Program Oral Interpretation
8th-Lauren Ponce
6th- Joseph Decilos
2nd-Savannah Smith

5th-Lauren Ponce
3rd-Isabella Connell
2nd-Savannah Smith

4th-Joseph Decilos
2nd-John Duncan
1st-James Gracia

Duo Interpretation
5th-Alexa Strubhart&Hailey Alejandro
1st-James Gracia&Natalie Perez

4th-Carmela Benavides&Joseph Decilos
3rd-Isabella Connell&Lauren Ponce
1st-James Gracia&John Duncan

Original Oratory
6th-Joseph Decilos
3rd-John Duncan

1st-Joseph Decilos

Foreign Extemporaneous
5th-Christian Villarreal

Domestic Extemporaneous
3rd-Elizabeth Everett

Duet Improv.
5th-Carmela Benavides & Lauren Ponce
4th-Joseph Decilos & Mark Colmenares

Novice Prose
4th-Alexa Strubhart

Novice Poetry
5th-Logan Fidler

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