The Fort Scott High School Forensics team competed in Chanute on Friday and Saturday as well as in Lawrence on Saturday.
On Friday night at Chanute, in Congress, Lincoln Douglas, and Public Forum Debate: Thade Yates placed 5th in Novice House, Neil Gugnani placed 2nd in Novice house, Jacob Ham and Zach Mundhenke placed 5th in PFD, Audra McFarland and Karina Kantilal placed 3rd in PFD, Grant Feagins and Shekhar Gugnani placed 2nd in PFD, Mark Adams placed 2nd in LD and Rebekah Sweyko placed 1st in Open house.
On Saturday, at Chanute, Poetry: 1st place and state qualifier Chloè Studyvin, Duo: 1st place and state qualifier Chloe Studyvin and Rebekah Sweyko, Impromptu: 1st place and state qualifier Rebekah Sweyko,
Domestic Extemp: 2nd place and state qualifier Rebekah Sweyko,
At Lawrence High School on Saturday, in Poetry: Placing second and qualifying for state was Brooklyn Lyons and placing first and qualifying for state was Elizabeth Ngatia.
In Prose: Placing first and qualifying for state was Brooklyn Lyons.
In Duo: Placing fourth Audra McFarland and Karina Kantilal and in
Original Oration: Placing first and qualifying to state was Elizabeth Ngatia.
In Program of Oral Interpretation: Placing second was Karina Kantilal.
Finally, in Domestic Exempt and Impromptu Placing first and qualifying for state in both is Mark Adams.
We had an outstanding first weekend out, and we look forward to improving even more as the year progresses.