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2013-2014 Award Banquet

posted Jun 19, 2014, 10:14 AM by Yorktown High School
The 16th Annual Award Banquet
CLASS OF 2014 - VARSITY LETTER HONOREES
The Varsity Letters are awarded to graduating seniors who have shown excellence in Debate & Speech and involvements throughout the years.

This year, we would like to honor: Liza Ayres, Genevieve Harner, Sarah Mosley, Enk Naran, and Ned Schweikert

AWARD PLAQUES for EXCELLENCE IN ACHIEVEMENTS IN INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
The Award Plaques are given to the top two participants in each event category. This award honors the top students for their achievements in Debate & Speech.

This year, three award plaques were presented to a group of extraordinary young women for their achievements in Speech

LD: Lauren Berry and Lindsay Smith
SPEECH: Charlotte Crockett, Vica Hicks, and Elina Kent
PF: Catie Costello and Nick Varley
CONGRESS: Emily Burke and Kirby Eule


THE FRANCIS X. SOLOMON AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
This award was created this year in honor of the late Mr. Frank Solomon, whom sadly passed away before the start of the school year. Mr. Solomon was a great friend and supporter of the team for more than ten years. This award honors students who are dedicated and have excelled in Debate & Speech.

We would like to recognize the following students for their outstanding achievements as Inaugural Winners of the Award:

LD: Liam Carrington and Katherine Keane
Speech: Isabelle Foley
Public Forum: Sean Willner
Student Congress: Rachel Geisel, Christina Mack, Valerie Marshall, and Sophia Warnement

THE ELEANOR E. WRIGHT MEMORIAL AWARD
This award was created in honor of the late Ms. Eleanor E. Wright, former head coach of the team, President of National Catholic Forensic League, President Emeritus of the Washington-Arlington Forensic League, former director of VHSL's State Forensics tournament, and head-librarian at Yorktown. Ms. Wright passed away after suffering a massive stroke at a Student Congress tournament in February, 2003. This award recognizes parents, staff members, coaches, and volunteers who have contributed greatly to the team.

This award was not presented this year.

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