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Three DSHS Speech and Debate Students Advance to UIL State Meet

April 19, 2021

 

Three Dripping Springs High School speech and debate students qualified for the UIL State Meet after placing in the top three of their respective events at the regional competition.

 

Lily Claire Kroll and Lizzie Galassini captured regional championships with Kroll finishing first in Informative Extemporaneous Speaking and Galassini taking first in Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking.

 

Daniel Hearne finished in third place in Lincoln-Douglas Debate to also advance to the state competition.

 

Jackson Kaiser was named a state alternate in Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking after coming in fourth place.

 

As a team, DSHS was honored with the Conference 5A regional runner-up Sweepstakes Award.