The St. Mary's speech and debate team has qualified for its 16th consecutive National Speech and Debate Tournament! At the national qualifying event this past weekend, Ben Bodnar and Daniel Zill placed first in Duo Interpreation and both double qualified for nationals. Bodnar qualified in both Humorous and Duo Interpretation, while Zill qualified in World Schools Debate and Duo Interpretation. As the southern Colorado champions, Bodnar and Zill will represent St. Mary's at the national tournament scheduled this summer in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Additionally Sydney Taylor advanced to the final round in Humorous Interpretation and Jonathon Lee advanced to semi-finals in Oratory.Congratulations, speech and debate team! #SMHSPirateSpeechDebate