Christmas concert

The annual Christmas concert by the instrumental music department was held Sunday in Cardinal Dome.

Bands from sixth grade up performed, and Assistant Superintendent Kevin Cooper read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” for the Cardinal Pride Band’s finale.

Nina Nguyen, Evan Hendrick, Emma Combs, Evan Garrison and Kennah Scheurich. (DEBATE PHOTOS)

Five top-five debate finishers at Bolivar 

Five Webb City’s speech and debate team competitors finished in the top five of events at the recent Bolivar tournament.

The top-five finishers were: 

Kennah Scheurich, second Novice IX

Emma Combs, fourth Novice POI

Evan Hendrick, fourth Novice PF Debate

Nina Nguyen, fourth Novice PF Debate

Evan Garrison, fifth Varsity OO

These students earned new NSDA degrees:

Emma Combs- Degree of Excellence, 150+ points

Nina Nguyen-Degree of Honor for 75+ points

Evan Hendrick-Degree of Honor for 75+ points

MacKenzie Bockoven-Degree of Honor for 75+ points

Jordyn Dickey-Degree of Honor for 75+ points

Keyerra Wiles-Degree of Honor for 75+ points

Kennah Scheurich-Degree of Merit for 25+ points

Nina Nguyen, Evan Hendrick, Emma Combs, Evan Garrison, Kennah Scheurich

Judges wanted Jan. 7–8

Debate coach Tiffany Bolin notes that Webb City and Carthage will host the Winter Classic Jan. 7–8.

The varsity portion of the event will be at Webb City, while novices will compete at Carthage. Over 15 schools are attending.

“We are excited, but we need judges,” says Bolin.  She invites anyone interested in judging to email her at

(FRONT) Wyatt Taasker, Kennah Scheurich, Emma Combs, Bria Brattin, Hayes Pearce. (BACK) Nina Nguyen, Evan Hendrick, Devin Tusinger, Zander Perriman, Keyerra Wiles, Kollin Tallent, Jordyn Dickey, MacKenzie Bockoven and Evan Garrison.

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