Speech and Debate · Speech and Debate 5th at Hap Hingston Invitational


Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate won 5th Place in overall Sweepstakes at the Hap Hingston Invitational tournament at Pacific University on January 11-12.
Senior Theo McCormick won 1st Place in Radio Commentary and 6th in Original Oratory. Maggie Bertand, a senior, won 1st Place in Dramatic interp.
Sophomore Kaelen Kenna brought home a 1st Place trophy in Junior Radio and placed 2nd in Junior Congress.
Zan Lapp, a freshman, won 1st Place in Junior Prose and 6th in Open After Dinner Speaking.
Winning 2nd Place in Program Oral Interpretation, junior Jacob Kaplan.
Kaplan and Bertrand also brought home a 5th place in Duo Interpretation.
Freshman Phoebe Wood placed 2nd in Junior Prose.
Jazmin Contreras, a sophomore won 3rd Place in POI and 7th in Junior Radio.
Sadie Smith, a freshman, placed 4th in Informative Speaking.
Freshman Theo Levine placed 7th in Dramatic interpretation.