Speech & Debate team shines

The Grand County High Speech & Debate team competed in the Marie Clegg Jones Memorial Tournament on Jan. 24-25 at Utah Valley University in Orem. Head Coach Carrie Strecker said senior Ty Martinez went 5-0 in preliminary rounds of Lincoln Douglas Debate and earned Top Speaker accolades out of 80 speakers. Senior Emma Millis finaled in Informative Speaking and placed first. Front row from the left are Chessadie Garfield, Elana Ross, Naia Kennedy, Jenna Bertuzzi and Strecker. Back row from the left are volunteer James Ritchey, Martinez, Jack Charlton, Millis, and Assistant Coach Matthew Jonassaint. Courtesy photo