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    Speech & Debate: Millis earns 3A state championship

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    Back row from the left is assistant coach Matthew Jonassaint, Nathaniel Mason, Isaac Ellison, Nate Torres, volunteer James Ritchey and parent volunteer Nina Ross. Front row from the left is Elana Ross, head coach Carrie Strecker, and students Emma Millis, Miranda Corbin, Naia Kennedy and Chessadie Garfield. Courtesy photo

    The Red Devil Speech & Debate team finished in the middle of the pack last weekend when Grand County High hosted the 3A State Tournament Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7. The team placed seventh overall out of 15 schools.

    Senior Emma Millis was the 3A Impromptu Champion, placing first in the event. Millis also placed second in Congress. Freshman Naia Kennedy placed seventh in Oratory, and nearly made it to finals.

    The team would like to thank all parents and community volunteers for judging and helping the tournament run smoothly. Also a big thanks to Zax, Fiesta Mexicana, and Moonflower for providing food for the judges.

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