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Sheyenne Speech & Debate Students Headed to National Tournament

West Fargo, ND – (May 19, 2021) – Members of the Sheyenne High School speech and debate team excelled at the local North Dakota Roughrider District competitions and qualified for the National Speech & Debate Association’s upcoming national tournament:

  • Shinjini Chakraborty for Original Oratory
  • Keona Munowenyu for World Schools Debate
  • Sri Kotala for Original Oratory
  • Grace Widjaja for Program Oral Interpretation
  • Sherry Yan for Supplemental Events
  • Micha Ndayisenga for Original Oratory
  • Mikahla Ramsey for Supplemental Events

Ms. Kelsey Johnson, Sheyenne student congress and speech coach, also earned her Second Diamond coaching award, which the National Speech & Debate Association describes as an achievement which “marks over a decade of engaging and guiding students as they unlock their potential and building their confidence through communication."

The Sheyenne High School speech and debate team is coached by Kelsey Johnson, Nathan Kurtti, Krista Hulderman, Lisa Dullum, and Stephanie Radle.


Stephanie Hansen
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