Congrats to the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team

The Summit High School Speech and Debate Team won first place in Speech Sweepstakes, 4th place in Debate Sweepstakes, and 2ndplace Overall Sweepstakes at the New Jersey State Championship Tournament this month. In addition, four students were state champions in their events and will be awarded a scholarship at the Governor’s Awards in May. Congratualtions to the whole team!

Individual State Finalists include:

DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION
1st place and Governor’s Award recipient-Kimberly Lee
3rd place –Sean McManus
4th place- Hope Kovera
Semi-finalist-Zack Olson

DUO INTERPRETATION
1st place and Governor’s Award recipient-Hope Kovera and Grace Milsten
2nd place-Claire Fitzpatrick and Catie Floegel
3rd place-Sean McManus and Keegan McManus
7th place-Annika Carlson and Alexa Carlson

IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING
1st place and Governor’s Award recipient-Bella Anidjar
4th place-Avery Fessler
6th place-Annika Carlson

STUDENT CONGRESS
4th place Sophie Reitz-Bouren

DECLAMATION
2nd place- Kendra Olson

HUMOROUS INTERPRETATION
4th place-Erin Manion
Semi-finalists-Dana Berkowitz, Maginnis Buckley, Cate Esposito

IMPROMPTU SPEAKING
3rd place-Katherin Recio

ORIGINAL ORATORY
2nd place-Matt Colon
Semi-finalist-Katherin Recio

PROGRAM ORAL INTERPRETATION
2nd place-Kimberly Lee
5th place-Savannah Dooley

ORAL INTERPRETATION
Semi-finalist: Gerard Apruzzese, Stefania Valera

VARSITY PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
Semi-finalists: Ethan Mandelbaum and Caroline Wohl

JUNIOR VARSITY PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
Semi-finalists: Alisha Kewalramani & Rachel Schwartz

NOVICE PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
Quarter-finalists: Patrick Ammaturo & Nick Clements

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