Ninety Six students participated in an elementary debate tournament on March 26 hosted by Hobble Creek Elementary. The students were from Brockbank Elementary, Hobble Creek Elementary, Mapleton Elementary, Salem Elementary and Spanish Fork Jr. High.
The resolution debated was: Resolved that the state of Utah ban plastic shopping bags and plastic bottles.
1st place Emma Dietz & Ava Lord Salem
2nd place Tucker Pederson & Alyssa Halcrow Salem
3rd place Savannah Loreen & Lauren Ethington Brockbank
4th place Alexis Thomson & Shari Franke Hobble Creek
5th place Kristi Mendenhall & Jax Arthur Mapleton Elem
6th place Alexis Call & Hanna Muzquiz Hobblecreek
1st place Isabel Pauni and Brynley Sampson Brockbank
2nd place Taylor Rice & Derek Rolfe Salem
3rd place Alexi Corefield & Olivia Smith Hobble Creek
4th place James Chamberlain & Joseph Asay Hobble Creek
5th place Natasha Bryson & Elley Colledge Brockbank
6th place McQuin Hair & Sierra Rightsell Brockbank
Speaker Awards for Individual Points
Taylor Rice, Isabel Pauni, Ian Lazarte, James Chamberlain, Olivia Smith, Hope Anderson, Brynley Samson, Alexi Corfield, Jocelyn Southam, Ethan Wilkinson, Laruren Cahill, Katelyn Gappmayer, Yoshiya Myagi, Colby Norman, Natasha Bryson, McQuin Hair, Aubrie Jackson, Derek Rolfe, Eric Tietjen, Ashley Nobuhara, Elley Colledge, Sierra Rightsell, Kristi Mendenhall, Jane Sweat, Tucker Pederson, Emma Dietz, Alexis Call Jax Arthur, Luke Jensen, Mary Kate Metler, Kylee Whiting, Ava Lord, Alyssa Halcrow, Tim Barton, Andrew Nugent, Allysia Peine, Kaitlyn Cragun, Hanna Muzquiz, Maklain Shepherd, Mallory Bingham, Ethan Gunn, Shari Franke, Aubree Robinson, Emma Swenson, Savannah Loreen and Lauren Ethington