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Forensics News
Students at Sewickley Academy
The Bethel Park High School Forensics Team had a great season.  Check out the results from the 2018 campaign:
 
NATIONAL CATHOLIC FORENSIC LEAGUE GRAND TOURNAMENT (Washington, D.C.)
  • Madison Newman -- Part of the top 25% of competitors who made it past the Preliminary Rounds to the Final Rounds in Dramatic Performance
  • Caleb Shook -- Part of the tope 25% of competitors who made it past the Preliminary Rounds to the Final Rounds in Student Congress
 
NATIONAL CONGRESS QUALIFIERS AT SEWICKLEY ACADEMY
  • Caleb Shook -- Fourth Place in Congress Senate Super Session (top 16) -- Qualified as Second Alternate for the National Speech and Debate Association's National Tournament in Ft. Lauderdale in June
  • Christian McClaine -- Advanced to the Congress House Super Session
  • Jillian Sullivan -- Advanced to the Congress House Super Session 
 
PENNSYLVANIA HIGH SCHOOL SPEECH AND LANGUAGE STATE TOURNAMENT  AT BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY
  • Tanush Bahl -- Finals in Congress
  • Greydon Tomkowitz and Jillian Sullivan -- Quarterfinals in News Broadcasting 
 
NSDA QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT AT THE MARSHALL MIDDLE SCHOOL IN THE NORTH ALLEGHENY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Hannah Gold -- Fifth Place in Original Oratory--Informative Speaking 
 
QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT AT UPPER ST. CLAIR FOR THE NATIONAL CATHOLIC FORENSIC LEAGUE GRAND TOURNAMENT (Memorial Day Weekend in Washington, D.C.)
  • Madison Newman -- First Place in Humorous Interpretation
  • Caleb Shook -- Second Place in Senate 
 
PENNSYLVANIA HIGH SCHOOL SPEECH AND LANGUAGE STATE QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT AT MOON HIGH SCHOOL
  • Caleb Shook -- First Place in Senate -- Qualified for States
  • Greydon Tomkowitz and Jillian Sullivan -- Qualified for States in News Broadcasting
  • Tanush Bahl -- Qualified for States in House
  • Hannah Gold -- Qualified for States in Impromptu Speaking
 
WEST ALLEGHENY TOURNAMENT
  • Maddie Newman -- First Place in Humorous Interpretation
  • John Gummo and Liam Fink -- Fourth Place in Public Forum Debate
  • Tanush Bahl -- Fourth Place in Congress
  • Caleb Shook -- Sixth Place in Congress 
 
CENTRAL CATHOLIC TOURNAMENT
  • Caleb Shook -- First Place in Congress
  • Jerry Varghese -- Second Place in Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Tanush Bahl -- Fourth Place in Congress 
 
NORTH CATHOLIC TOURNAMENT
  • Madison Newman -- Top 5 in Humorous Interpretation
  • Tanush Bahl -- Top 5 in Congress House
  • Caleb Shook -- Top 5 in Congress House 
 
ST. JOE's TOURNAMENT
  • Madison Newman -- Second Place in Humorous Interpretation/Dramatic Interpretation
  • Lizzi Hartnett -- Third Place in Humorous Interpretation/Dramatic Interpretation
  • Caleb Shook -- Third Place in Congress (first competition)
  • Max McKitrick and Dillon Pusateri -- Third Place in Public Forum
  • Joe Wright and John Veltum -- Fifth Place in Public Forum
  • Claire Garfold -- Sixth Place in Poetry
  • Luke Webb and Lucian Dean -- Sixth Place in Public Forum (first competition)
 
MOON TOURNAMENT
  • Tanush Bahl -- Third Place in Congress
  • Joe Wright and John Veltum -- Fourth Place in Public Forum
  • Lizzi Hartnett -- Fifth Place in Prose
 
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