The Salem Forensics Team won its sixth consecutive River Ridge District Championship on Saturday, defeating Blacksburg 56-30 while advancing 16 of 17 entries (18 of 19 students) into the Region IV competition at Patrick Country on March 7. Salem won six individual district championships.
Duo: Seniors Jonathan Walker/Danielle Stump
Dramatic: Junior Phillip Rodgers
Impromptu Speaking: Junior Michael Robertson (his third consecutive Impromptu District Championship)
Oratory: Junior Samantha Stepp
Poetry: Sophomore Jade Andrade
Prose: Freshman Emily Shelton
Duo: Juniors Newcomer/Whisler
Dramatic: Junior Jessica Scaggs
Impromptu: Junior Luke Hagele
Poetry: Junior Amber Keesee
Prose: Senior Kane Kennedy
Storytelling: Sophomore Lauralee Cook
Domestic Extemp: Sophomore Jerrel Ledbetter
Humorous: Sophomore Clay Bradshaw
3RD PLACE AND ADVANCING TO REGIONS
Humorous: Freshman Kathryn Zamorski
Oratory: Sophomore Ruthiey Greene
Submitted by Mark Ingerson.
Photo 1: Captains Jonathan Walker and Danielle Stump. Photo 2: Forensics River Ridge District Champions! Photos by Karen Hagele.