On Saturday, February 20th, six members of the High School Forensics Team competed in the District 9 Pennsylvania High School Speech League Qualifier held at Danville Area High School with all students making a strong showing.  Southern Columbia claimed the top two spots in the duo team category with Olivia Greene and Kathy Koschoff-Rapkin finishing in first place, followed by the team of Lena Becker and Aiyona Hayman. The four students, all members of the Class of 2016, will advance to the state tournament to be held at Susquehanna University on April 8-9.  Mary Scopelliti, a junior, placed third in Humorous Interpretation, and will be an alternate, should one be needed at states.  Also qualifying and participating in the District tournament was senior Adam Unger in the category of Humorous Interpretation. Congratulations students on your fine work and best wishes at states!


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