On Saturday, March 12, Madison triumphed in the Virginia Catholic Forensic League (VCFL) State Tournament. The Mountaineers took first overall in Speech and were awarded the 2015-2016 VCFL Championship.
At least one Madison student advanced to the final round in each event entered.
Four Mountaineers were named VCFL state champions. There were Jordan Taylor in Dramatic Performance; Autumn Chasse and Rebecca Young in Duo Interpretations; and, Camryn Powers in Original Oratory.
In addition, the following placed at the state level:
In Extemporaneous Speaking, Dustin Cone placed 2nd;
In Dramatic Performance, Steven Franklin placed 4th, Molly Thomas placed 2nd,
Taylor Davis and David Miller took 5th place in Duo Interpretation,
In Oral Interpretation, Scotti Mullen took 5th place and qualified for the national tournament, Rebecca Young placed 4th, and Bryanna Smith took 2nd place
All students above qualified for the national tournament in Sacramento, CA this May.
The team is led by Wetsel teachers Emily Everard and Kellie Mason and MCHS teacher Josh Thompson.