Speech & Debate: Charlton, Millis final in Grand Junction

Front row from the left is Kelsey Garcia, Naia Kennedy, Nate Torres and Charlton. Back row from the left is volunteer James Ritchey, Assistant Coach Matthew Jonassaint, volunteer and former Devil Debater Payton Webb, Strecker, Chessadie Garfield, Millis and Isaac Ellison. Courtesy photo

The Grand County High Speech and Debate team traveled to Grand Junction Saturday, Jan. 18 and competed at Central High School. Junior Jack Charlton finaled in Informative Speaking and placed sixth. Senior Emma Millis finaled in Creative Storytelling and placed second.

This tournament kicked off one of five tournaments before Regions take place in late February. The team looks forward to traveling to the University of California Berkeley for the Cal Invitational soon and hosting 3A State in early March, said Head Coach Carrie Strecker.