Speech and debate talking up a hot streak


Kate Sherrod

Sophomore Robin Gloss delivers closing arguments in a Public Forum debate on a proposed Carbon Tax Saturday at the Teton Invitational.

The Saratoga/Encampment Speech and Debate team took their fifth consecutive first place win last weekend in Jackson Hole.

According to head coach Jacob Mickelsen, the debaters had a big weekend, with Rowan Ford making it to semifinals for the Lincoln-Douglas debate. The stand-out seniors distinguished themselves again, with Jacob Dickinson taking first place in drama and second in oratory and Mariah Scharosch taking second in poetry.

The combination freshman/sophomore duet team make it to semifinals for the first time last weekend, which Mickelsen said was exciting for the whole team.


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