When two worlds collide a brilliant explosion of colors and sound come out to create an entirely new world. Much like Drama and Debate, referred to as one club called Forensics. Seymour High School is hosting its seventh annual tournament, run and organized by the club’s coach Danielle Smallwood, with eleven different schools attending for their students to compete.
The varying schools in attendance are Sullivan East, Soddy Daisy, Ensworth, Central, Hardin Valley, Science Hill, Jefferson County, Morristown East, Dobyns-Bennett, Walker Valley, Heritage, and our very own Seymour High School.
The several different categories students may compete in include, but are not limited to, Original Oratory (OO), Prose, Poetry, Dramatic Interpretation (DI), Humorous Interpretation (HI), Duo Interpretation, Impromptu Duet, Storytelling, After Dinner Speaking (ADS), and Public Forum Debate (PFD). Each division has three separate rounds, and one final round.
There are six winners picked in each division, and for the duet events each person on a team earns their own trophy. Different rules apply to different categories. Each and every student competing spends time working on their piece and scrutinizing it to the last detail. The effort and time the competitors devote to their craft putts forth a valiant effort and creates determination, responsibility, and a new outlook on life.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.