Speech & Debate Competition

Theron Luett, News-Brief Editor

On Friday, December 3, Johnston High School Speech and debate held the Johnston Dragon Invitational. Johnston students Audrey Allen ’24 and Kathryn Fitzpatrick ’24 earned 2nd place in the duo event. “[Speech] is an opportunity to act and see other high schoolers doing something they enjoy.” said Katherine Fitzpatrick. Surrounding schools such as Dowling Catholic and Roosevelt High also competed, with Dowling coming in with 1st place and Roosevelt placing 3rd in the duo event.

Next up, Johnston High School Speech and debate competed in a virtual debate hosted by Dowling Catholic on Saturday, December 11. Audrey and Kathryn came in 2nd place, running next to Dowling in 1st and 3rd place and Roosevelt in  4th place. The next chance to support our speech and debate team is on December 17, 2021, hosted by Lincoln High School.