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2014-2015 End-of-Year Update

posted Aug 27, 2015, 12:40 PM by Yorktown High School   [ updated Aug 28, 2015, 8:48 AM ]

- June, 2015 -
Congratulations to our Class of 2015 seniors.

This year, two of our graduating seniors spoke at the Commencement Ceremony held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington.

Kirby Eule was selected to speak at the Graduation Ceremony.
Vica Hicks spoke as the Senior Class President.

- May, 2015 -
The team qualified six students to the NCFL Grand National Tournament held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 
Emily Burke, 11 qualified in Student Congress
Vica Hicks & Elina Kent, 12 qualified in Duo Interpretation
Jenna Radke, 9 qualified in Declamation
Natalie Zur & Ari Ghasemian, 11 qualified in Public Forum

In addition to qualifying to the NCFL Grand National Tournament, Natalie Zur & Ari Ghasemian also qualified to the NSDA's National Tournament in Dallas, Texas.

- April, 2015 -
The team qualified three students to the VHSL 6A State Debate Championships.
Rachel Geisel & Sophia Warnement, 10 and Emily Burke, 11 qualified in Student Congress.

- March, 2015 -
The Student Congress team captured First Place in WACFL Student Congress Sweepstakes.
This is the first time that Yorktown has captured this honor in the past five years. The team was ranked 3rd last year.