Hamilton forensics has strong finish to regular season

Hamilton High School’s forensics team finished its regular season recently with its eighth consecutive top-three finish at area invitationals. Hamilton earned third place March 18 at the Arrowhead Invite – missing out on second place by only one point.

Tournament champions were:

  • Ciara Cronin for Special Occasion Speaking;
  • Jordan Koeller for Informative Speaking; and
  • Matt Gnanadass for Impromptu Speaking.

Other award-winners were:

  • Jack Larsen, who took second place for Impromptu;
  • Matt Gnanadass, third place, Impromptu Speaking; and
  • Molly Coady, third place, Moments in History Speaking.

The team has one tournament remaining – the State Speech Festival this April in Madison.

Focusing on developing students’ public speaking and communication skills, the high school forensics team helps students build confidence and community through extra-curricular competition.