2016-2017 GLA Speech Team
Kaitlyn McClellan, 7th grader, Poetry and Scripted Duo
Levie Sigers, 7th grader, Impromptu and Scripted Duo
Tyesha Harris, 8th grader, Poetry
Ta'Nasia, Harris, 7th grader, Poetry
Jakayla Acker, 8th grader, Original Oratory
Lexus, Holestien, 8th grader, Original Oratory
Heaven Casteel, 7th grader, Scripted Duo and Prose
Zahda Joyce, 7th grader, Scripted Duo
Hazzan Bishop, 8th grader, Original Oratory
Coach: DeVon Chinn
The 7th & 8th grade Speech Team had a great season, which ended at the City Finals on October 27th! GLA is proud of each and every team member & their coach, DeVon Chinn (7/8 grade ELA teacher), for their hard work and growth throughout the season! Two students earned ribbons at the city level in poetry! Kaitlyn M., 7th grader, won 4th place for her reading of “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe, and Tyesha H., 8th grader, won 1st place for her performance of “Still I Rise” and “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou.
Way to excel, Bullpups! - From The Bullpup Bulletin, October 2016 issue
The City-wide Speech Meet will be held Monday, October 24 and Thursday, October 27. The meets will be held at Cedar Hall School from 5:00 - 9:30pm both nights.