Four members of the Shady Side Academy Senior School Speech and Debate Team competed in the Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) State Tournament, held at Bloomsburg University March 17-18.
Senior Nathan Genstein earned the Outstanding Speaker award in Congress House, making him the PA state champion in that event.
Senior Caldwell Holden earned a place in the semifinals in Persuasive Speaking with his speech entitled More Than a Title.
Also competing for SSA were senior Anya Satyawadi in Commentary and freshman Max Minard in Humorous Interpretation.
Congratulations to Nathan and the other students who competed, and to faculty coach Mary Krauland!