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PLD speech team wins Bluegrass Regional (virtual) tournament

KHSSL logo Dunbar's speech team secured the senior division championship in the Kentucky High School Speech League’s 2021 Bluegrass Regional Tournament. This year’s COVID-19 virtual format required students to submit recordings of their presentations and performances at the beginning of tournament week for judging. Teams later shared a Zoom link for students to watch the recorded awards program together. 

Dunbar's top results:

  • Radio Broadcasting: runner-up, Kian Rosenau
  • Declamation: runner-up, Sophia Zhou
  • Duo Interpretation: champion, Edward Donson & Andrew Liu; runner-up, Irving Morris & Sophia Zhou
  • Extemporaneous Speaking: champion, Sadie Bograd; runner-up, Gabriella Staykova
  • Humorous Interpretation: champion, Edward Donson; runner-up, Tony Xu
  • Impromptu Speaking: champion, Sadie Bograd
  • Improvisational Duo: champion, Sanaa Kahloon & Irving Morris
  • Informative Speaking: champion, Nyasha Musoni
  • Original Oratory: champion, Emily Xiao; runner-up Anna Chen
  • Poetry: champion, Nyasha Musoni
  • Program Oral Interpretation: champion, Edward Donson; runner-up, Sophia Zhou
  • Prose: runner-up, Kara Bracken

The Bluegrass Regional qualified students for state competition. For questions, please email SCAPA at Bluegrass Principal Beth Randolph.

(Posted Feb. 16, 2021)