MHS Speech Team goes to Nationals!

7,450 Miles to Go...

For the first time since the days of Coach Mark Etherton’s tenure at Murray High School, the MHS Speech Team is sending students to both the National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament and the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament (formerly known as the National Forensic League).

So far this year, the team has traveled a total of 2,316 miles back and forth across Kentucky to compete. In May and June, seven Murray High Speech Team students will take to the skies to compete on the national stage in Sacramento, California and Salt Lake City, Utah.

 NCFL Grand National Tournament
Sacramento, California
May 28-29, 2016
Austin Cobb—Extemp, Brynn Jones—Original Oratory, and Phoebe Shown and Myla Taylor—Dramatic Performance
The team will fly out from Murray on May 26th and return the 30th.

 NSDA National Tournament
Salt Lake City, Utah
June 12-17, 2016
Anna Cate Brown—Oratory, David Lu—International Extemp, and Trent Lyons—Congressional Debate.
The team will fly out from Murray on June 11th and return the 18th.

Money you donate will go toward transportation expenses, as well as registration fees at the tournaments. Your donation means the absolute world to these students. They have worked extremely hard for the last seven months, and this is the culmination of those efforts. Thank you for helping them meet this opportunity head on, we cannot tell you how grateful we are.
  • Kaitlyn White 
    • $20 
    • 67 mos
  • Gene Cook 
    • $100 
    • 67 mos
  • Andy Littleton 
    • $50 
    • 68 mos
  • Dave Howe 
    • $20 
    • 68 mos
  • Julia Hilkey 
    • $10 
    • 68 mos
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Sally Bouley 
Murray, KY
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