Monticello Live

Monticello's Daily News

Edward Jones Cablevision

Search

CLASSIFIEDS

OBITUARIES

SCHOOL LUNCHES

LOCAL WEBSITES

Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)

Corner Express

Head of the Class

Outfitters RX

Outfitter's RX

NorthSide Baptist Church

Northside Baptist Church

South Arkansas Business Solutions

DDK

Cricket Wireless

Ray’s

Walmart

Immanuel Baptist Church

Gibson & Keith

Lucky’s Of Monticello

LifeShare No Date

LA Graphics

LA Graphics

Time & Temp

Time and Temperature

War Eagle Boats

Arkansas AG

Seark Sod Farm

Pines Broadcasting Company

Pines Broadcasting Company

Commercial Bank

O’Fallon Vet

0'Fallon Vet

Market Place

The Market Place

Union Bank 1

Scripture Of The Day

Scripture Of The Day

Sheilla Lampkin

Secure Storage 2

Holiday Inn Express

Western Sizzlin’

Western Sizzlin'

Ryburn’s

Baker’s Electrical

Baker's Supply

Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless

MHS Forensic Team Earns 1st Place in Russellville

November 15th, 2012 by

The MHS Forensic Team travelled to Russellville to compete at the Russellville High School Cyclone Forensic Tournament. The team returned with several awards including a 1st place sweepstakes award. Twenty-seven students competed in 10 individual events and one group event. The team earned 3rd place in readers theatre group event with their interpretation of 13 Reasons Why, a novel by Jay Asher.

In International Public Debate, N’shyka Shelton (2nd ) and Cheyenne Wilkerson (4th ) were recognized as superior speakers in this event. N’shyka Shelton advanced to 3rd place as a semi-finalist. Jordan McDaniel advanced to quarterfinals.

In other individual events several students advanced into the final rounds: Becca Stephenson (3rd – poetry), Savannah Reynolds (original oratory), Emily Grubbs (poetry), Erin Ashcraft / Zach Cason (improv duet) and David de Rueda (prose).

Ten performances advanced to semi-finalists in individual events: L J Leslie (poetry), Hannah James. (poetry), Kinsley Akin / Jasmine Dallas (improv duet), Mary Kate Jones / Emily Grubbs (improv duet), Savannah Reynolds (solo), Emily Grubbs (storytelling), Melodie Sandlin / Hannah James (duet acting), Zach Cason (prose), Erin Ashcraft (prose), and Mary Kate Jones (humorous / dramatic interp).

Team members who earned either 3rd place, 4th place, Excellent, or Superior ratings in preliminary rounds but did not advance into semi-finals are as follows: Kinsley Akin (Hi-Di), Erin Ashcraft / Hannah James (mime), Erin Ashcraft (original oratory), Maggie Brown (mime and improv duet), Krystle Conyers (Hi-Di), Jasmine Dallas (prose), Emily Grubbs (mime), Zaire Husband (poetry and improv), Rachel Morgan (improv and storytelling) Hannah James (mime and original oratory), Mary Kate Jones (duet acting), Kelly Murphy (prose), Savannah Reynolds (duet acting), Melodie Sandlin ( storytelling and original oratory), Amanda Shindelar (poetry), Becca Stephenson (prose and solo acting), Hannah Wilkerson (mime), Marty Andrews (poetry), David de Rueda ( improv and poetry), and L J Leslie (original oratory).

Other members who contributed to the team sweepstakes award were Frederica Davidson, Jasmin Miller, Dillon Todd and Jacob Bonfanti. This was their first forensics tournament.

As a result of earning competitive points for participating in forensic tournaments, four MHS students have earned their merit status (25 points) into the National Forensic League. They join 14 other MHS NFL members who may don the silver and red honor cords at graduation. Coach Christy Armbrust has earned her honor status as a NFL coach.

Choose another article

Newer article: Deer Season to Remember

Older article: Happy (Late) Birthday

Leave a Reply

Monticello Weather

Overcast
Currently
62°
Overcast
Today is forecast to be Cooler than yesterday. Morning thunderstorms.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tuesday 05/26 50%
High 81° / Low 68°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then cloudy skies late. High 81F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Wednesday 05/27 60%
High 87° / Low 69°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms developing during the afternoon. High 87F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Monticello Realty

Monticello Realty

Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC

Jones Custom Backhoe Service LLC

Monticello Animal Clinic

Monticello Animal Clinic

Tiny Thai Place

Mullis Insurance

Sammy Mullis Insurance

The Guest House

The Guest House

State Farm David Funderburg

Union Bank 2

First Arkansas Financial

Greenscape Nursery

Greenscape Nursery

Reggie’s Lock & Key

Reggie's Lock & Key

Farm Bureau

Southern Quality Construction

Larry & Lance Kling

Cowboy’s

Cowboy's

Clearview

Farmer’s Insurance

ASFCU

ASFCU

Cass Martin Realty

Cass Martin Realty

4. DMH Home Health

SEEMS

City Drug

City Drug

The Computer Guys

Cedar Hills Apartments

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Razorback Body Shop

Razorback Body Shop

Booth 7B

Booth 7B

Mt. Tabor

Life Share

Cash Saver Food Outlet

Cash Saver

A.J. Huffman

Ray Ryburn Real Estate