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NLHS Debate Team Earn Scholarships

School NewsGreg Higgins

Members of the North Lamar High School Debate Team will receive more than $1000 in scholarships upon graduation after their success at the Northeast Texas Debate Association State Championships.

Those who competed and placed in Policy Debate are the team of Colin Hodgkiss and Steele Musgrove who placed second and the team of Kay Edwards and Zach Huffman who placed third. Edwards also was named Top Speaker.

In Informative Speaking, Jordan Walters placed second, Jake Chollet placed third and Edwards placed fourth.

Hodgkiss placed fifth in Persuasive Speaking while Mackenzie Beckmon placed third in Poetry Interpretation. Chollet was finalist in Congress.

Sponsor for the NLHS Debate Team is Kristi Hodgkiss.