Upper School Forensics Competes at State

Upper School Forensics Competes at State

Congratulations to members of the Upper School forensics team who competed in the Wisconsin High School Forensic Association state competition on April 8 and 9. Earning perfect scores and gold medals were Libby Cox ’23, Emily Igwike ’24, Saanvi Sinha ’24, Max Watchmaker ’23, Nicole Zens ’24, and Irene Zheng ’23. Sage Gundelly ’25, Krish Vasudev ’24, and Aidan Wang ’24 won silver medals, and Sama Daham ’25 and Marko Gajic ’23 won bronze.    

Prior to the state competition, the team competed in the district tournament in March, with the below 11 students advancing to the state competition:

Libby Cox ’23: Special Occasion Speech
Sama Daham ’25: Prose
Marko Gajic ’23: Impromptu Speaking
Sage Gundelly ’25: Oratory
Emily Igwike ’24: Poetry 
Saanvi Sinha ’24: Poetry 
Krish Vasudev ’24: Oratory
Aidan Wang ’24: Informative Speaking
Max Watchmaker ’23: Moments in History
Nicole Zens ’24: Poetry 
Irene Zheng ’23: Poetry  

Congratulations to the entire team, and to coach Dr. Greg Marks, for an outstanding season!

Members of the Upper School forensics team pose for a group photo

From left: Krish Vasudev ’24, Saanvi Sinha ’24, Nicole Zens ’24, Emily Igwike ’24, Sama Daham ’25, and Sage Gundelly ’25. Not pictured are Libby Cox '23, Marko Gajic '23, Aidan Wang '24, Max Watchmaker '23, and Irene Zheng '23.