All participants of the Pulaski High School Forensics Team have advanced to the District competition.
The nine high schoolers competed in their various categories on Feb. 26 at the Pulaski Community Middle School for Subdistrict with other groups from neighboring school districts. The team is made up of eight seniors- -Edgar Flores Martinez, Megan Miesbauer, Jenna Russell, Frances Schaetz, Brooke Steeno, Justin Twine, Megan Walkenhorst and Jaclyn Willems. The team also has one junior, Sophia Sperduto.
Russell and Schaetz as well as Martinez, Steeno, Walkenhorst and Willems form two separate competing groups for the Group Interpretation section of Forensics. Miesbauer competes in Prose, and Twine takes part in Radio Speaking.
Sperduto competes in Storytelling and earned a first place medal at the Bay Conference meet on Feb.12.
The team, run by coach, Tricia Yarbro, and assistant coach, Martin Krause, looks forward to the rest of the season, with hopes of all nine participants to the State competition on April 20. Yarbro said, “My hopes for the season are for all of the students to go onto state and continue to improve their own pieces.”