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GBHS speech team places seven at first tourney

Pictured are members of the Great Bend speech squad. In the back row are Taylor Lea, Sylvia Ofoma, Michael Gieck and Logan Boyd. In the front row are Trina Schlotthauer, Alexa Bright, Mary Beuoy and Kelci Kearns.

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The Great Bend High School forensics team competed in the first tournament weekend of the season at the Augusta Speech tournament on Saturday.

The team had eight students compete in 15 events. Seven events placed.

In oration three GBHS students qualified to the top six in finals. Freshman Michael Gieck placed fifth, sophomore Sylvia Ofoma placed third, and freshman Mary Beuoy placed second, qualifying her for the state championship tournament.

"It challenged my public speaking skill," said Beuoy.

Junior Alexa Bright placed fifth in Informative and sixth in Prose. "It’s a lot different being in a 5A tournament than ...

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