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       May 4th, ten FHS Students competed at the KSHSAA State Forensics Championships at Salina Central High School.  Forty top forensics teams in the state fought to take home one of the coveted State Trophies and Flinthills brought home the second place trophy for the greatest forensics accomplishment in FHS history!  Taylor Bisbee led the team with her 1st Place finish in Serious Solo Acting. Savannah McCreight was close by winning the second place medal in Serious Solo Acting.  Peyten Girty accumulated many team points with his second place finish in Informative Speaking.  Emily Green brought in powerful points with her second place finish in Poetry, and Cari Brown locked in Finals points by placing 5th in Impromptu Speaking.

          After Semi-finals, Cari, took 7th Place in Prose.  Savannah McCreight placed 8th in Informative Speaking. Morgan Holcomb finished 10th Place in Humorous Solo Acting, and Reagan Heimgartner and Taylor Bisbee placed 11th in Duet Acting.  Team members contributing in other events to the 2nd Place Win were Reagan Heimgartner in Prose, Emily Green in Prose, Peyten Girty in Poetry, Morgan Holcomb in Oration, Philip Humig and Tabitha Brown in Duet Acting, and Philip Humig and Gavin Girty in Improvised Duet Acting.

          Coach, Julie Gray McCreight, stated that the team’s successful season was due to their strong work ethic, responsible attitude, extraordinary desire, and intense team mentality.  “Never before have I seen a group show so much support and hope for one another,” said McCreight.  The team’s assistant coach is Sandy Bell. 

          The 2019 FHS Forensics Team chose “Oh, The Places We’ll Go” for their season’s theme.  It was an appropriate theme for the year!