• Alivia Johnson and Mason Carpenter, 5th place CX.
  • the whole team who competed today.
  • Kayley Shiflett and Bradye Duncan, 12th place CX.
  • Kaytlin Cox and Haylie Jones, 7th place CX
  • Leanna Walpole, 2nd place LD and Evangelina Alfaro, 9th place LD.
  • Leanna Walpole, 2nd place LD and Top Speaker.

Groesbeck Debate makes strides at Ennis Christmas Classic

Staff Report


Today was another great day for debate!  Groesbeck High School took 10 debaters to the Ennis Christmas Classic invitational at Ennis High School.  This invitational draws in several high performing teams who consistently advance to State in UIL speech and debate.

Out of 19 Cross Examination Debate teams: Trevor Menzel and Riley Malloy placed 18th, Kayley Shiflett and Bradye Duncan placed 12th, Kaytlin Cox and Haylie Jones placed 7th, and Mason Carpenter and Alivia Johnson earned a 5th place medal!

Out of 25 Lincoln-Douglas debaters:  Evangelina Alfaro placed 9th and Leanna Walpole brought home a 2nd place trophy and also earned the top speaker award.

The Groesbeck Debate team continues to show their Goat Pride as they prepare for the next big competition, which will be held January 17th and is their UIL CX Debate District meet.

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