Templeton Middle School’s forensics team earned fifth place in its division March 25 at the Middle Level Forensics Association state competition. A total of 18 students competed in 15 categories with eight qualifying for Power Rounds.
More than 1,500 students from throughout the state competed in various speech and drama categories. The team award was determined by evaluating the average rank performance of individual team members.
The following students won medals:
- Hiranmayi Swaminathan, first place in Storytelling;
- Aayush Iyengar, second place in Prose; and
- Lucas Hubred, third place in Storytelling..