LTHS Speech and Debate Qualifies for the 2018 NSDA National Tournament

The Lake Travis High School Speech and Debate Team competed at the NSDA Heart of Texas District Tournament February 23-24, winning 3th Place Congress and Speech Sweeps. Students who qualified for the National Speech & Debate Tournament will compete June 17-22 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Here are the results from the NSDA Heart of Texas District Tournament:

Julia Belov
- 1st in Congress, qualified for NSDA Nationals
-5th in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking

Christy Caudle
- 1st in Original Oratory, qualified for NSDA Nationals
- 5th in Dramatic Interpretation

Jacob Clemmons
- Quarterfinals in Public Forum Debate (with S. Piwonka)

Caden Douglass
- Octofinals in Public Forum Debate (with A. Maione)

Matt Kenny
- Quarterfinals in Big Questions Debate

Angela Maione
- Octofinals in Public Forum Debate (with C. Douglass)

Evan Margiotta
- 1st in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, qualified for NSDA Nationals
- 6th in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking

Nick Martinez
- 1st in Program Oral Interpretation, qualified for NSDA Nationals

Mackenzie Matheson
- 3rd in Lincoln-Douglas Debate
- 3rd in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking

Blake Ochoa
- 6th in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking

Sydney Piwonka
- Quarterfinals in Public Forum Debate (with J. Clemmons)

Lee Scheffe
- Semifinals in Big Questions Debate

 LTHS Speech and Debate students who qualified for National Speech & Debate Tournament: (left to right)  Evan Margiotta -senior,  Julia Belov -junior,  Christy Caudle -senior,  Nicholas Martinez -junior

LTHS Speech and Debate students who qualified for National Speech & Debate Tournament: (left to right) Evan Margiotta-senior, Julia Belov-junior, Christy Caudle-senior, Nicholas Martinez-junior