Speech traveled to the New England Championships in Boston last weekend and blew away the competition, winning 1st place sweepstakes and dominating in individual events!
In IPDA debate, Leonardo Grageda placed 1st in the finals, and was also the top speaker in the entire category. Leo also placed 1st in the Informative category, earning a leg for AFA, while Steph placed 3rd in Informative.
In Extemporaneous, Jay Sirot placed 1st, and Julia Montejo placed 3rd. Both speakers also competed in Impromptu speaking, with Jay placing 4th and Julia placing 5th.
Last but not least, Brianna Mims swept first places and earned a leg for AFA in both Dramatic Interpretation and Prose, while Serena qualified for Nationals by placing 1st in After-Dinner Speaking.