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February 14, 2014

Rhetorical Rushville Lions continue tradition

On Feb. 8, the Rhetorical Rushville Lions competed in the 56th Annual New Castle Speech Tournament. The event is is one of the longest running speech tournaments in the nation. Over 20 schools took part in the tournament and RCHS was well represented with a total of 10 entries. Rushville came out of the gate with numerous first place performances in individual rounds. The Rhetorical Rushville Lions are sponsored by: Ed Small (RCHS Radio/TV) and Beth Small (RESE).

Final placings for the Rhetorical Rushville Lions were:

Zoey Griffin - 3rd Place – Declamation

Shayla Steele - 4th Place – Broadcasting

Ruby Mahaffey and Kasia Tuma - 7th Place - Scripted Duo

Nick Comer and Samantha Harrison - 10th Place - Scripted Duo

Abbey Whitaker - 10th Place – Broadcasting

All placing scores contributed to the final team score of 21 team points. In addition to individual placings, the Lions brought home a team ninth place trophy.

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