DSHS Speech and Debate Qualifies 19 Students for TFA State Tournament
February 13, 2023
The Dripping Springs High School speech and debate team qualified a school-record 19 students for the Texas Forensic Association (TFA) State Tournament after completing their competition season in early February.
Dripping Springs will be represented in nine events at the state tournament with senior Jake Broyles qualifying in three events to lead the Tigers.
In order to qualify for the TFA state tournament, students must earn at least 10 points, which are awarded by placing at TFA invitational qualifying tournaments. The state competition will be held March 9-11 in Houston.
2023 TFA STATE QUALIFIERS
Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking Zoe Costanza
Dramatic Interpretation Jake Broyles and Alicia Hernandez
Duo Interpretation Evie Grimm and Claire Unger
Informative Speaking Jake Broyles
Original Oratory Jackie Truesdell
Policy Debate Sophie Chapo and Caitlyn Dorsey
Program Oral Interpretation Jake Broyles
Public Forum Debate Audrey Edwards and Mia Perez
World Schools Debate Raven Awosika, Jackson Berthelsen, Claire Bynum, Colton De Los Santos, Liam Ianiro, Everett Kling, Josie Krajecki, Will McAdams and Alexander Seshan