MANY OF OUR 2021 QUALIFIERS SMILING AFTER AWARDS ON ZOOM!

NSDA conference info


DISTRICT COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR

Virginia Moore, Kentucky Governor's Office


DISTRICT STUDENT OF THE YEAR

Lindsey Guilford, Henry Clay HS


DISTRICT COACH OF THE YEAR

Jane Becker, Dixie Heights HS


DISTRICT ASSISTANT COACH OF THE YEAR

Pedro Sanchez-Villa, Trinity HS


DISTRICT ALUMNA OF THE YEAR

Colene Elridge, 

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Harrison County HS class of 2001


DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR

Dustin Combs, Knott County Schools


DISTRICT VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Selena McPherson, Murray/Marshall Co. HS


DISTRICT NEW COACH OF THE YEAR

Brian Anderson, LaRue County HS


HARLEN HAMM SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

Lindsey Guilford, Henry Clay HS


SUSAN MOORE SCHOLARSHIP WINNER
Samantha Latham, Ryle HS


DISTRICT PLAQUE

Henry Clay HS


CONGRESS SWEEPSTAKES

Lafayette HS


DEBATE SWEEPSTAKES

Henry Clay HS


SPEECH SWEEPSTAKES

Knott County Central HS


SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE TROPHY


CHAPTER ACHIEVEMENT PLAQUE

duPont Manual HS




MONTHLY NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

Copyright Kentucky District of the National Speech and Debate Association. All rights reserved.

See Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, the 2020 KYNSDA Communicator of the Year, present the 2021 award to his daily ASL interpreter, Virginia Moore, during the 16 March daily press briefing. Congratulations Ms. Moore! Go Team Kentucky!

FISHING FOR A NATIONAL CHAMPION?

KYNSDA DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS 2021

KYNSDA DISTRICT COMMITTEE        2019-2021


Rachel Page, Ryle HS, District Chair
Katy Cecil, LaRue County HS

Neomia Hagans Flores, Dunbar HS
Steve Meadows, NSDA Hall of Fame / Danville HS (retired)   

Amy Zuccaro, Trinity HS

The Kentucky District Committee is elected every other year by the member coaches of the District.  

The Committee's job is to manage the District tournament as well as to assist new coaches, to help programs grow and prosper, to assist with management of the Tabroom.com website, and to be the shepherds of high school speech and debate in the Commonwealth.


Contact Rachel Page with any questions about KYNSDA. For website concerns, contact Steve Meadows

CONGRATS TO OUR NATIONAL QUALIFIERS!


As some students qualified for more than one event (but students can only compete in one event at Nationals), the students listed in ITALICS below are the Kentucky delegation to Nationals 2021. Good Luck!!!


Senate
1st - Ayush Tibrewal, Dunbar HS
2nd - Julianne Sharpe, Lafayette HS

3rd - Kole Ingram, Knott County Central HS

4th - Logan Ward, Lafayette HS

5th - Caroline Koenig, Murray HS


House
1st - Jack Geruc, Ryle
2nd - Alex Minter, Bowling Green
3rd  - Cayla Barreiro, Henry Clay

4th - Sawyer Noe, Knott County Central HS

5th - Seth Dossa, Dixie Heights HS


Dramatic Interpretation

1st - Lindsey Guilford, Henry Clay HS

2nd - Collin Tuerk, Rowan County HS

3rd - Dalia Basinac, Ryle HS

4th - Ella Brown-Terry, Murray HS

5th - Nicholas Hardin, LaRue Couty HS


Duo Interpretation

1st - Combs & Smith, Knott Country Central HS
2nd - Liu & Donson, Dunbar HS

3rd - Perry & Tuerk, Rowan County HS
4th - Adams & Crass, Murray HS
5th - Dossa & Duke, Dixie Heights HS


Humorous Interpretation

1st - Ethan Jenkins, Rowan County HS
2nd - Dakota Perry, Rowan County HS
3rd - Robert Grigsby, Knott County Central HS
4th - Jensen Knudsen, Paducah Tilghman HS

5th - Cameron Combs, Knott County Central HS


US Extemporaneous Speaking

1st - Kyra Shutt, Murray HS
2nd - Sawyer Noe, Knott County Central HS
3rd - Kole Ingram, Knott County Central HS
4th -  Nick Kahmann, Ryle HS

5th - Maya Nair, Ryle HS


International Extemporaneous Speaking

1st - Sawyer Noe, Knott County Central HS
2nd - Kyra Shutt, Murray HS
3rd - Kole Ingram, Knott County Central HS

4th - Maya Nair, Ryle HS
5th - Sara Nath, Ryle HS


Original Oratory

1st - Justin Witt, Hazard HS
2nd - Alex Caudill, Rowan County HS
3rd - Shubh Gupta, duPont Manual HS
4th - Katie Gartner, Boone County HS
5th - Raegan Settle, Murray HS


Informative Speaking

1st - Shubh Gupta, duPont Manual HS
2nd - Katelynn Stanczyk, Murray HS
3rd - Rohin Dutt, duPont Manual HS
4th - Abby Kane, Dixie Heights HS
5th - Hayden Watkins, Rowan County HS


Program Oral Interpretation

1st - Abby Kane, Dixie Heights HS
2nd - Robert Saner, Boone County HS
3rd -  Edward Donson, Dunbar HS
4th - Grace Welte, Rowan County HS
5th - Sophia Zhou, Dunbar HS


Public Forum Debate Qualifiers

Whitlock & Zhu, Henry Clay HS

Whitney & Lofwall, Henry Clay HS

Howard & Rahman, Henry Clay HS

Elkinson & Deep, Henry Clay HS
Alternates - Eng & McBride, Trinity HS


Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifiers

Kelly Helton, Ryle HS

Ariel Fader, Ryle HS

​Jack Geruc, Ryle HS

​Cayla Barreiro, Henry Clay HS

Alternate - Bella Galavotti, Henry Clay HS