Raider Forensics Wins Dulles District Tourney
The talented team left the competition behind during Leesburg event.
The Raiders outscored the nearest competitor by more than 40 points. Co-captains Alecia Moore (the 2012 state champion for Poetry) and Bobby McCurdy (the 2012 state runner-up for Impromptu Speaking) led the team.
Placing for the Raiders were:
First place: Karis Cha
Third place:Lizzet Suarez
Second place: Kirstie Pratt
Third place: Laurel Mosher
First place: Kerry Johnson
Humorous Duo Interpretation
Second place: Mark Donehoo and Michael Simmons
Fourth place: Sydney Fox and Dennis Nguimdoh
First place: Bobby McCurdy
First place: Rachel Coughlin
Fourth place: Sophie Fields
Serious Dramatic Interpretation
First place: Ryan Chapman
First place: Madison Bare
Second place: Alecia Moore
Serious Duo Interpretation
First place: Mandy Powers and Cullen Herter
All third-place-and-better finishers will advance to Region II competition Feb. 23 at John Champe High School.