MCHS won the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) State Championship in Speech for Virginia on March 21.
This is the second state championship this year. Last week, MCHS won the Catholic Forensic League (CFL) State Championship. 12 students will move on to Grand National Championship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Both Jason and I are extremely proud of these students, their accomplishments and their work ethic to make it all possible. Madison Pride! We appreciate the continued support of MCHS faculty, the administration, Central Office Administration, and the school board. Our students are truly Madison Strong! – Coach Hitt and Coach Dart
On Saturday, March 21, twelve entries from Madison went to the final round and placed in awards with many earning a berth to the NSDA National Tournament in Dallas, Texas in June.
Placing for Madison were:
- Jordan Taylor, first place, Drama – on to Nationals
- Jacob Corbin, second place, Drama – on to Nationals
- Devon Bewley, third place, Drama – on to Nationals
- Bryanna Smith, fifth place, Drama – on to Nationals
- Molly Thomas, first place, Humor – on to Nationals
- Shannon Blow, second place, Humor – on to Nationals
- Summer Davis and Jackie Dews, First Place, Duo – on to Nationals
- Camryn Powers and Bryanna Smith, second place, Duo – on to Nationals
- Autumn Chasse and Rebecca Young, third place, Duo – on to Nationals
- Camryn Powers, second place, Oratory – on to Nationals
- Jordan Taylor, fourth place, Oratory
- Sierra Weaver, fourth place, International Affairs Extemporaneous Speaking
11 MCHS students earned a berth to the National Championships in Dallas by placing in the top three in Virginia.
Absolutely amazing! Once again, our students represent Madison on a national stage. – Superintendent Eberhardt