Garagnani advanced to the final round of International Extemporaneous Speaking to place sixth out of 76 entries.
Camdenton students Jack Garagnani and Jacob Curley distinguished themselves at the 2019 Neosho Invitational Speech and Debate tournament held February 22-23. Forty-three schools from across the State competed in this premiere level tournament.
Garagnani advanced to the final round of International Extemporaneous Speaking to place sixth out of 76 entries. Then he and partner Jacob Curley posted a 7-1 record in Public Forum debate to finish second out of 106 entries. Not only did they advance to the final round, but battled it out to the very end, losing on a thin 2-3 decision.
Hannah Rogers and Ty Page both posted 3-1 records in preliminary rounds of Lincoln-Douglas debate, but with 112 entries in the event they missed advancing to quarter-finals.
Camdenton will be defending their MSHSAA South-Central District title March 1-2 in West Plains.