Hawaii Speech & Debate State Tournament

Congratulations to our Hawaii Speech & Debate State Tournament competitors Juniors Courtnee Elento & Tymir Streeter and Damien 8th graders Jonah Faumuina and Ryan Fitzgerald.  As the only double entered Damien competitor - Courtnee placed 7th in Dramatic Interpretation for the State with her overall record.  Courtnee went into the final round by winning over judges in preliminaries with her touching rendition of "God, If You're Really There."    Middle Schoolers Ryan Fitzgerald and Jonah Faumuina surprised high-school competitors and judges with their tenacity and aggressive politicking in Congressional Debate placing them in 7th and 9th overall positions respectively.  Congratulations to all our competitors for representing Damien!