Speech team opens with win

The Ben Davis novice Giant Speakers Speech Team won its first tournament of the year this past weekend at Park Tudor.

Here is a breakdown of the placement by event:


Discussion – Maxene Wilkins – 2nd place

Drama – Ezequiel Gonzalez 1st place, Taylor Crum – 3rd place

Scripted Duo – Ezequiel Gonzalez and Allison Hofherr – 1st place

Mem Duo – Logan Collins and Richard Bowman – 1st place

Humor – Olivia Heifner – 1st place, Nisean Jones – 3rd place

Poetry – we swept 1- 4 in the following order – Richard Bowman – 1st, Ke’Aundra Suttle – 2nd, David Andrews – 3rd, and Michaela Harris – 4th

Prose – Lannie Smith – 1st, Logan Collins – 4th, Makayla Melton – 5th

US Extemp – Ravyn Brown – 2nd.


Both the speech and debate teams will compete this weekend at Fishers.