The Forensics Team represented Mount St. Mary well at the 2018 Arkansas Tournament of Champions held at Har-Ber High School on April 7. Avery Appleton ’20 became the first MSM state finalist since the team began competing again.
The Tournament of Champions is a culmination of the forensics season where more than 800 competitors enter weekend tournaments to compete in the art of oral presentation. Described by some as “competitive acting,” forensics competitions include events such as storytelling, poetry, informative speaking or humorous interpretation and improvisation.
Top Qualifiers at the 2018 Arkansas Tournament of Champions:
Avery Appleton – prose
Amalie Shollmier – humorous interpretation
Karina Singh – humorous interpretation
Karina Singh and Victoria Volpi – duet improvisation