Two OHS Debate Team Members Are State Champions

Mon 1-11-2021

(Milford)-- Two members of the Okoboji High School Debate team are state champions.

Haley Harms and Lexi Duffy entered Saturday's elimination rounds as a number two seed after going 5-0 in the preliminary rounds. They finished the tournament 8-0.

Okoboji High School debators brought home some other honors as well. All-State Speaker Awards in the Galligan Division went to Haley Harms who was 5th; Chayse Packebush and Lexi Duffy who placed in a 3-way tie for 6th; and Connor Cunningham who tied for 9th.

Congress placements in the A House went to Sydni Powell who was in 11th place and Mattie Evenson who was in 12th place.

Joey Batman placed 7th in the B House.

Austin Kasch and Sam Hoggard also competed for Okoboji.