Kennedy speech and debate duo move on to state tournament
Two members of John F. Kennedy High School Speech and Debate team, led by teacher Michael Fry, won first place in a recent state qualifying tournament and will be moving on to the state finals.
Partners Henry Adkisson and Joanne Newens, who perform in the duo category, are going to state after winning first place. Another team member, Pa Yang broke to the semi-final round in her category. Says Principal Chad Sweitzer: “We’re extremely proud to have such talented performers on our team. Great job, Cougars.”