The Dripping Springs HS Speech and Debate Team won the UIL 26- 5A UIL District tournament last Thursday by more than 50 points.

Students who placed individually were…

Gwyneth Pietrzyk- 1st place-Poetry Interpretation *Advances to the Regional tournament
Tori Listoe- 1st place- Prose Interpretation *Advances to the Regional tournament
Catherine Manning- 2nd place-Persuasive Speaking *Advances to the Regional tournament
Jackson Laws- 2nd place- LD Debate *Advances to the Regional tournament
Julia Roldan- 3rd place- Prose Interpretation *Advances to the Regional tournament
Griffen Smith- 4th place- Informative Speaking (*Alternate to Region)
Sam White- 5th place- Prose Interpretation
Mason Mohon- 6th place- Persuasive Speaking

Contributing to the District Championship was our UIL District Champs in Policy Debate who added 50 points to the overall Sweepstakes points-
1st- Christopher Gearing and Riley Wheaton
2nd- Christian Pundt and Katy Reeves