The NR Burger Forensics Team hosted and competed in the 3rd Annual Hub City Junior Invitational held at NR Burger Middle School this past weekend.
NR Burger Forensics won the 1st Place School Sweepstakes Award as the top performing school at the tournament. Furthermore, Madison Cathey won the Individual Sweepstakes “Top Cat” Award for being the top individual performer at the tournament. NR Burger took first place in over half the categories offered, including Storytelling, Expository Speaking, Original Oratory, Prose Interpretation, Dramatic Performance, and Declamation.
The Hub City Junior Invitational is one of the largest middle school tournament in the region. Schools from Alabama and Louisiana came and competed at NR Burger Middle School. The tournament had 120 students from 10 schools hailing from three states in attendance.
The NR Burger Forensics Team was recently recognized by the Hattiesburg Public School District School Board for their success this year as a top ten ranked middle school forensics program in the nation and as one of the largest middle school forensics teams in the country, as recognized by the National Speech and Debate Association.