The Mitchell High School speech and debate team took home a first place award in the Novice Public Forum Debate category at a recent competition.
Team members Shawn Boehmer and Alexis Korzan earned the placing at the Watertown Speech Fiesta Tournament, which took place Jan. 21-23 in a virtual format.
Also placing at the tournament were:
Marianna Novak took second place in Informative Speaking.
Joe Gebel took fourth place in international extemporaneous.
LIam Semmler took fourth place in original oratory.