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Tahoma Speech & Debate qualifies 7 for Nationals

This past weekend Tahoma’s speech and debate team competed at the National Qualifying Tournament for the Western Washington district at Federal Way High School. This single tournament determines which teams in the Puget Sound region will qualify to compete at the National Tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this June. It was an amazing competition with a lot of talented competitors from several schools. An unprecedented SEVEN Tahoma competitors qualified this year! This will be the largest group Tahoma has ever sent to Nationals.

Debate Nat Quals 2018 (2)

The qualifiers are….


Hansel Guzman-Soto; Lincoln Douglas Debate

Sierra Muehlbauer; Program Oral Interpretation

Aliyah Musaliar; Extemporaneous Speaking

Joey Ribera & Elizabeth Davis;  Duo Interpretation

Djanaya Esiong & Yzylle Esiong; Duo Interpretation

In addition, Seth Gaston qualified as alternate in Humorous Interpretation


 This is Elizabeth’s 2nd and Joey’s 3rd year in qualifying to Nationals!

Please congratulate them when you get the chance. This is another example of the amazing things our students accomplish through their hard work and effort.

Go Bears!

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