MHS Speech & Debate Team Succeeds at State:

Sets New School Record Members of the MHS Speech & Debate Team had another successful showing at the 85th Annual Ohio High School Speech League State Tournament at Jackson High School in Massillon, Ohio, on March 2 & 3, 2012. The team set a new school record for the total number of State finalists in one season as well as the number of competitors in a final round! Mason also tied for 8th place out of 65 Ohio teams in Team Sweepstakes. "We were so proud that MHS brought home the hardware," shared Melissa Donahue, speech & debate advisor. MHS Finalists Qian Wang - 4th in the STATE in US Extemporaneous Speaking Gaurav Patel - 6th in the STATE in Impromptu Speaking Sohum Talreja - 6th in the STATE in International Extemporaneous Speaking James Gao - Semi-finalist in US Extemporaneous Speaking Sam Whipple - Semi-finalist in International Extemporaneous Speaking Dan Li & Sarvesh Nalluri - Quarter-finalists (5th overall) in Public Forum Debate Diana He & Wei Sun - Octo-finalists in Public Forum Debate