South Speech takes sweepstakes win at first TFA tournament of the season

The 2018-2019 competitive season is off to a great start for Harlingen High School South’s Speech/Drama/Debate team. The team took a 1st Place Sweepstakes win at the Speech & Debate TFA State Qualifying Tournament held at Harlingen High School on Saturday, September 8.

The results were as follows:

Dramatic Interpretation
8th: Miguel Gutierrez
5th: Natalie Perez
3rd: Carmela Benavides
2nd: Joseph Decilos

Humorous Interpretation
6th: Levi Ince
5th: Jorge Gonzalez
4th: Natalie Perez

Duo Interpretation
8th: Kole Kibler /Levi Ince
6th: Carmela Benavides / Mark Colmenares
5th: Aaron Blount /Jorge Gonzalez
3rd: Joseph Decilos /Alexa Strubhart

7th: Danna Elisea
5th: Joseph Decilos
3rd: Lauren Ponce
2nd: Aaron Blount

Duet Acting
8th: Alexa Strubhart / Natalie Perez
4th: Carmela Benavides / Miguel Gutierrez
3rd: Levi Ince / Aaron Blount

Program Oral Interpretation
5th: Natalie Perez
4th: Joseph Decilos
2nd: Mark Colmenares

8th: Kole Kibler
6th: Alexa Strubhart
2nd: Anell McDaniel

Novice Poetry
3rd: Esmeralda Trevino

Super Congress
8th: Matthew Heep
7th: Valeria Bautista

Lincoln-Douglas Debate
2nd: Christian Villareal

Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking
7th: Valeria Bautista

Informative Speaking
6th: Abigail Burton
2nd: Anell McDaniel
1st: Joseph Decilos

Original Oratory
8th: Matthew Heep
3rd: Christian Villareal
2nd: Anell McDaniel
1st: Joseph Decilos

7th: Marcos Gonzales
4th: Joseph Decilos
3rd: Abigail Burton

Top Speaker Runner-Up
Joseph Decilos

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