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Speech Students Take on Harvard
Speech Students Take on Harvard
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Such an awesome opportunity for the BA Speech team to take part in the country's largest high school speech competition at Harvard University last weekend! Congratulations to the three students who advanced to elimination rounds. Mary Grace Gower '20, Cassandra Swindle '22, and Sloan Rogers '21.

We took five students to compete against more than 425 schools, 38 states and 7 countries.

Mary Grace Gower (11)
Program Oral Interpretation (126th overall out of 234)
Octofinalist in Informative Speaking (34th overall out of 212)

Jackson Peden (10)
Original Oratory (126th overall out of 351)
Informative Speaking (109th overall out of 212)

Caroline Breen (10)
Original Oratory (171th overall out of 351)
Program Oral Interpretation (121st overall out of 234)

Sloan Rogers (10)
Double Octofinalist in Dramatic Interpretation (98th overall out of 290)
Original Oratory (164th overall out of 351)

Cassandra Swindle (9)
Double Octofinalist in Dramatic Interpretation (87th overall out of 290)

Humorous Interpretation (89th overall out of 197th)