De Soto Varsity Debate/Forensics

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Wichita East Results

Congratulations to our teams who competed at their first virtual tournament “at” Wichita East this past weekend. Hunter Finnerty and Ryan Handley finished 5th place in the Varsity division. Nic Weaver and Lucy Mater finished in the top 15 teams in a massive Novice division in their first ever tournament. Up next… debate at Blue

Forensics Results from Basehor-Linwood and Olathe South

The De Soto High School Forensics program recently competed in the Basehor-Linwood High School Invitational and the Olathe South Invitational. Below are their results and highlights from these two tournaments! Basehor-Linwood – February 29th The DHS team took 1st Place overall! Lily Thompson: 1st Place Prose, State Qualified Kaitlin Torres: 1st Place Impromptu, State Qualified

The Debate Program competed at the Tonganoxie Invitational on Saturday, December 14th. Here are their results: Congratulations to Kaitlyn Tait, Blake Hinson, Hunter Finerty, Ryan Handley, Natalie Nusz, and Brooke Cobos as they are all headed to 2-Speaker State in Hutchison on January 18th. Also congratulations to Ryan Handley and Hunter Finerty on their 6th

Debate takes 2nd at Basehor-Linwood Inv.

The De Soto Debate program competed in the Basehor-Linwood Invitational on Saturday, November 23rd. Congratulations to the program on finishing in 2nd place overall. Kaitlin Torres and Kaitlyn Tait also took 2nd as an individual team.

Debate Results from Olathe South

The Debate team competed at Olathe South High School on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th. Congratulations to Eva Brackney and Blake Hinson who placed 3rd in the open division. Congratulations to Jackson Truelson and Audrey Sweeney for their 6th place finish in the novice division.  

Support De Soto Debate!

To our supporters – thank you so much for taking the time to view our fundraiser page. Your support will help us excel in our passion of Debate! You will be getting a receipt for your gift. From the entire group, we can’t thank you enough for sowing a generous seed into our program. How are my

State Forensics Results

  On Saturday, May 4th at Forensics State Festival held at KCKCC,  the DHS Forensics Duo comprised of Chase Culver and Ashlen Boresow earned a I rating and the One-Act play earned a II rating. One-Act play cast members were Alex Braley, Ashlen Boresow, Cameron Allen, Ella Haden, Han Post,  Jacob Dority, Jason Martin, Jaycie Swift,

Forensics Results from Mill Valley

The Forensics Team competed at Mill Valley in a meet on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23. Here are their results: Congrats to Mason Ericson, 6th place Novice Congress, and Cole Krudwig, 3rd place Novice Congress at Mill Valley on 3/22. Congrats to Hunter Finerty 5th place in Impromptu (State Qualified), Kaitlin Torres 4th

Forensics Results from Free State

The Forensics team competed in a meet hosted by Free State High School on Friday, March 8th. Congrats to Cole Krudwig, 4th place, and Mason Ericson, 5th place in Novice Congress!

Forensics Qualifies 16 Entries to Finals at Basehor-Linwood

The De Soto High School Forensics team competed at Basehor-Linwood High School on Saturday, March 2nd. 16 different forensics team entries qualified for finals! Final results (SQ=state qualified): Sarah Moler- 1st prose (SQ) & 4th poetry Kaitlin Torres-1st Original Oration (SQ) Yazmin Adams-2nd Program of Oral Interpretation (SQ) & 4th Informative Speaking 10 Hunter Finerty-4th