CFA Speech and Debate Team Tournament Successes

The CFA Speech and Debate Team attended a tournament at Cary High School on Nov 10 competing with other Tarheel East District students.  Our team included Omar Murad, Lazelle Smith, Tyler Smith, Emma Wright, Caroline Marapese, Katherine Drew Marapese, Celina Lin, Erin Sweeney and Sheila Nunez.  Our thanks to the parents who helped with judging including, Renee Smith, Sara Scott Ford, Yang Pi Lin, and Elizabeth Henry.  Coaches attending this tournament were Martin Tillier and Teresa Lambe who judged as well.  Special mention to Emma Wright who placed 8th in Oral Interpretation and earned her National Forensics League  Honors Society membership.  Congratulations to Celina Lin who won a Fourth Place trophy in Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate.  Celina has earned more than 100 points so far this year, earning Honors Level in the National Forensics League Honor Society.