Parkway e-News Story

Parkway Takes 20 Percent of State Titles

Parkway schools brought home 3 of the 15 state championship titles at the recent State Speech and Debate Tournament at Mizzou.

West High:
Keerthi Gondi and Laura Santangelo won Policy Debate while Noreen Webster won Original Oratory.

In addition, Yasmin Younis took eighth in Dramatic Interpretation and Keerthi Gondi took sixth in International Extemporaneous Speaking.

The West High team is led by teacher, Cara Borgsmiller Hurst.

South High:

Brian Cheng and Jay Patel took first place in Public Forum Debate and won the 10th Speech and Debate State Championship in Parkway South history! Please congratulate them as well as Mark Kozeny and Omar Abdel-Hamid. The South High team is led by teacher, Mike Hachmeister.

St. Louis schools won all three of the debate championships.

Central High:
Jack Langa took sixth place in Extemporaneous Speaking.