And so it begins…State is coming

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting a lot of information for all the State tournaments.  You will see above a new tab, for the State tournaments, which will link you to published information.

One key item of note is the procedure for created and submitting the team Roster; that procedure is described on the Roster page, above.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all KHSSL members!

The 2017 Blyton Scholarship and Book Award pages are now open; the application forms are updated for this year.

The Blyton Scholarship application must have a postmark of 17 February 2017.

The Blyton Book Award application must be emailed by 1 March 2017.

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Sad News from NOHS

It is with a heavy heart that North Oldham High School Speech Team Coach,  Rosemary Cundiff-Brown,  shares the passing of 2007 graduate,  Michael Conver.

Michael was a four-year member of the NOHS Speech Team,  an NCFL competitor in Declamation,  and a consistent KHSSL State semifinalist and finalist (Prose,  HI,  and Improv Duo).  He was also a regular actor in NOHS stage productions.

“Snicks” was a sweet soul who made everyone laugh with his wit and sense of humor.   He will truly be missed by his family,  friends,  coach,  and alumni team members.

His obituary is available here.

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Tournament Schedule Updated

All open-for-registration, KHSSL-sanctioned tournaments are now linked on the schedule pages found in the header on the League website.

Two notes:

  • The Blyton will now feature LD and PF debate instead of Big Questions Debate
  • The Calloway MS Laker Invitational is no longer a Swing tournament.
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Noise from Illinois

Congrats go to SEMIFINALISTS at the Glenbrooks:

  • Molly Simpson of Rowan County in Dramatic Interpretation
  • Spencer Schumacher of North Oldham in Informative Speaking

Go, Team Kentucky!

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The Glenbrooks

Congratulations to the following members of Team Kentucky who’ve advanced tothe Quarterfinal Round at the Glenbrooks Speech Tournament:

From Rowan County Senior HS

  • Corey Newsome in POI
  • Molly Simpson in DI
  • Molly Simpson and Jordan Whitaker in DUO

From North Oldham HS

  • Spencer Schumacher in INFO

Debate breaks are not yet posted.

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Results from Alabama

At the Hoover HS Tournament near Birmingham this weekend (scouting for Nationals, I’m sure), CONGRATS go out to the following Public Forum Debate teams from Assumption:

Quarterfinalists Kailyn Deitz and Carly Crawford

Semifinalists Kennedy Nodler and Corenna Tate.

Kennedy and Correna also earned a Silver Bid to the UK Tournament of Champions in May.


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