HHS Forensics wins OG Warrior Invitational | Schools
The following is a press release from the Hattiesburg School District:
For the fourth consecutive year, Hattiesburg HS Forensics won the Overall Sweepstakes award at the Oak Grove Warrior Invitational this past weekend. The team scored 114 sweeps points topping Laurel Christian School with 76 and Petal HS with 51 who finished in second and third place respectively. Over twenty public, private, and parochial schools competed in the tournament.
Senior Treya Brown captured the Individual Overall Sweepstakes for her performances both days winning Dramatic Interpretation and Duo Interpretation while finishing 2nd in Varsity Poetry. For the second tournament in a row, the freshmen team of Centryanna Patterson and Tamara Myles won 1st place in Duet Acting. Senior Parker Krag, also for the second tournament in a row, won Congressional Debate. HHS closed out several events, won several 2nd and 3rd place trophies and was joined by NR Burger MS Forensics which placed multiple students in final rounds against high school varsity competitors. Middle-schoolers Derek Collins and D'anorez Pams placed second in duet acting and Collins also placed 3rd in Humorous Interpretation. NR Burger Team President Chrystal Wilson and Derek Collins semi-finalled in Varsity Poetry Interpretation.
HPSD had over 50 students competing in the event. A huge thanks to all of the parents, teachers, and administrators that joined the team for the awards ceremony!
HHS Forensics travels to Olive Branch High School this weekend for the Desoto County Invitational. The NR Burger team is now preparing for Pascagoula's Singing River Invitational on December 1st.
Congratulations to HHS Forensics Director Scott Waldrop and NR Burger Forensics Coach Rachel Clapper.