- Monday, 16 May 2016 15:00
UPDATE: HHS FINISHED 3RD IN THE COUNTRY!! (After some calculations and disqualifications, it was found that HHS finished in 3rd place nationally!)
The largest edition of the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions, 2016 Denver, is in the books. An incredible event held on the beautiful campus of East High School where over 700 students representing 32 states competed at the tournament. Hattiesburg HS Forensics was honored with their fifth sweepstakes nomination finishing 4th nationally. Derek Collins finished 2nd in Humorous Interpretation, Zhariah Hubbard and Tamara Myles finished 4th in Duo Interpretation, Tyson King and Michael French, Semifinalists in Duet Acting, Chrystal Wilson and Tamara Myles were Semifinalists in Dramatic Interpretation, Stokely Wilson, quarterfinalists in Dramatic Interpretation, Ahmarey Stimley and Kerrington Anderson, quarterfinalists in Duo Interpretation.
Hattiesburg High School faculty member and Director of Forensics Scott Waldrop was named the 2016 Josephine Dukes Teacher of the Year. The award is presented annually at the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions. Congratulations to all of these outstanding students on their accomplishments and to Mr. Waldrop on the well-deserved honor!!
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