Saturday, June 21

Introducing Our Future Government Leaders And One Area High School's Historical Night

Area students went above and beyond this year at the 2008 Desert Light Nationals in Las Vegas. Their superior performance not only earned them top awards, but also set a new standard of excellence for their schools. For Monett High School it was a historical moment as Omar Qureshi became the first student in the schools history to receive such a prestigus award at the National tournament.

Omar Qureshi - Monett High School was recognized as 2nd in the nation in International Extemporaneous Speaking.

David Watkins- Neosho High School was recognized as 7th in the nation in Debate.

Bonnie Lyons - Kickapoo High School, 6th in Expository Speaking

Sam Tabory - Liberty High School, 6th place in Extemp Commentary

Other area students receiving national awards:

Cassidy Miller - Parkview High School, 10th place in Original Oratory
Thomas Bentz and Alexsandra McMahan- Parkview High School, 9th in Public Forum

Katie Fredricks - Greenwood Labatory School, 9th place in Debate Speaker
Katie Fredricks and Sarah Godwin- Greenwood Labratory School, 13th in Policy Debate

Congratulations to all the students and their coaches you are to be commended for such an outstanding job!

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