Congratulations to Jacob Grant who was crowned State Champion in Declamation this week at the State Speech and Debate finals. Jacob also received the Performance Award for most 1's obtained during the 10 rounds of competition during the overall tournament. Jacob will next travel to Alabama for the National Speech and Debate Tournament with competitors from 26 counties. He has qualified in both Declamation and Program of Oral Interpretation. Congratulations also to Max Kaufman, Chris Schaefer, Allison Whitacre, Jamie Anderson, Michel Roth and Carson Schaeffer who all received wins and high rankings during the preliminary rounds of competition this weekend.