Congratulations Brother Dennis Gunn, St. Joseph Catholic School 2010-2011 MHSAA Speech, Debate, and Theatre Educator of the Year.
Congratulations Stacy Howell, Ridgeland High School National Federation of High Schools, Region III Speech, Debate, and Theatre Educator of the Year
Cory Williams, a student at Hattiesburg High School, was named the 2010 National Forensic League Student of the Year. Cory Williams was also in the FINAL ROUND of Dramatic Interpretation at the tournament. He finished 6th in the event. He is the first Mississippi student to make it to the final round of a Main Event at NFL. Cory Williams will attend Vanderbilt University.This is a huge honor for Mississippi! Cory will travel the country next year speaking on behalf of the NFL.
2011 Mississippi Forensic League District Team
Congratulations to Hattiesburg High School and Ridgeland High School for capturing national championships at the 2011 National Individual Events Tournament of Champions held at St. Mary's Hall in San Antonio, Texas, May 13-15.
76 schools from the across the nation participated in the tournament that showcases the country's best and brightest in interpretation events.
Kristen Dupard, Ridgeland High School, coached by Mrs. Stacy Howell, claimed first place in Dramatic Interpretation.
Jaylen Easmond and Aaron Watson, Hattiesburg High School, coached by Mr. Scott Waldrop, took top honors in Duo Interpretation.