Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Marian Catholic Forensics Team recently participated in the Downers Grove South Varsity Invitational Tournament, the largest high school forensics tournament in the state of Illinois. Marian Catholic finished 8th out of 70 teams, advancing 11 into the finals. Top finishers were Joe Wlos (Crete) first in Impromptu Speaking, and Jonathan Williamsen (Steger) second in Prose Reading.
Participating team members seated (l-r): Jaboukie Young-White (Harvey), Zachary Henry (Lansing), Jonathan Williamsen (Steger), Brittany Spanos (Sauk Village), Colleen Daw (Homewood), Pia Lyander (Hazel Crest), Keegan Marz (Crete), and Joe Wlos (Crete).
Standing (l-r): Mollyanne Nunn (Crete), Kyle Fitzgerald (Park Forest), Ashley Smith (Olympia Fields), Michael Foster (Chicago Heights), Jasmine Roberts-Sawyer (South Holland), Jordan Morgan (Country Club Hills), Bernadette Senick (Tinley Park), Michael Irwin (Tinley Park), Summer Fields (Richton Park), Conor Keane (Oak Forest), Kelly Crescenzo (Steger), Kiayla Jackson (Sauk Village), Jaime Patriarca (Park Forest), Martin Kudra (Chicago Heights) Adam King (Lansing), Courtneigh Summerrize (South Holland) and Molly Dettman (Tinley Park). Not pictured: Megan McDonnell (Oak Forest).