Nine students from Paducah Tilghman High School were recently named to the National Speech and Debate Associationâ€™s All-State list for Kentucky. They currently rank in the top 50 in the state in their competitive categories. The team is coached by Rachael Castillo.
Bottom row/left to right: Shioneka Farr (48th in state in Extemporaneous Speaking, 48th in state in Program Interpretation and 9th in state in Poetry), Erin Stafford (30th in state in Poetry), Lillian Wisner (20th in state in Original Oratory, 37th in state in Prose) Tatiyannah Alfaro-Jackson (15th in state in Poetry).
Top row/left to right: Lois Akpabio (50th in state in Declamation), Kate Criner (1st in state in Mock Trial, 17th in state in Original Oratory, 8th in state in Dramatic Interpretation, 7th in state in Program Interpretation), Tyrese Thomas (34th in state in Dramatic Interpretation), Julie Mohs (11th in state in storytelling), Daniel Garcia (36th in state in Declamation and 3rd in state in Expository Speaking).