High School Students Among Best at State Forensic Tournament

Six Fox Chapel Area High School students recently placed at the Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) State Championship Tournament. Freshman Jackson Romero finished in seventh place in Student Congress – House. The Policy Debate team of seniors Sara Puthenpurayil and Albert Liu finished in eighth place. Additionally, sophomore Rajeev Godse placed in the top 24 in Impromptu Speaking and the team of sophomores Jackson Boychuk and Gavin Hitchens finished in the top 24 in News Broadcasting.

The state tournament was held March 16 and 17, 2018, at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg. Approximately 720 students representing 98 high schools from across the state participated in the tournament.