DoMENance performs during the Blue Valley Tiger Takedown show choir competition last weekend.

Bella Vocé

Webb City Singers

Winning weekend at singing and speaking competitions

All show choir members sing in top-two finals at Blue Valley Takedown

Webb City Show Choirs made school history at Blue Valley Tiger Takedown by bringing home both Grand Champion and First Runner Up, reports choral director Melinda Benham.

Bella Vocé advanced from fourth overall in prelims to take it all in finals! 

Webb City Singers also improved their scores and flipped positions with another 5A school claiming 1st Runner Up. 

DoMENance took second place in their division.

Benham notes that all Webb City show choir members were in the top two in finals. “I’m so incredibly proud of our kids!” she says.

“Having the audience filled with family and friends was amazing!  What a great day!  Congrats to all!”

Blue Valley Tiger Takedown preliminaries:

*Bella Vocé- 1st place Treble division 

*DoMENance – 2nd place Men’s division

*Webb City Singers- 1st place class 5A

*Addy Ragsdale -Best Female soloist

*Outstanding performers for each choir: 

-Bella: Maslyn Headrick and Abby Glaubitz

-MEN: Joseph Wermuth, Noah Yeakey and Ty Cahoon

-Singers: Averey Terry and Maggie Renburg

*Outstanding Crew-Webb City Dads

Speech and debate takes first in team sweeps and third in individual sweeps at Fair Grove

The Webb City speech and debate team won first place in debate sweepstakes and third place sweeps in individual events last weekend at the Fair Grove tournament.

Webb City was the champion in Duo, POI,  and Public Forum Debate.

Overall, the team won a total of 31 trophies and medals.

  • McKenzie Jones: 1st Duo, 2nd POI, 2nd Improv
  • Lilly Shea: 1st Duo, 3rd HI, 4th Improv
  • Alex Tyndall: 1st PF, 4th DI
  • Connor Wald: 1st POI, 3rd LD
  • Camryn Klosterman: 1st PF 
  • Bria Brattin: 2nd Improv, 3rd Info, 4th PF, 6th OO
  • Austin Dye: 2nd PF
  • Jace Jones: 2nd Radio, 3rd Prose, 4th LD
  • Kooper Newberry: 2nd PF
  • Charity Goodson: 3rd LD, 5th Duet
  • Kaitlyn Dobbs: 4th PF
  • Kylie Holland: 4th LD
  • Collin Shea: 4th Improv
  • Wyatt Wolfe: 4th LD, 5th Duet
  • Devin Tusinger: 5th Radio
  • Tionna Clevenger: 6th Poetry

Coach Tiffany Bolin notes that seven students also earned new NSDA degrees.

  • Jace Jones-Superior Distinction with 798 points
  • Kooper Newberry-Excellence with 180 points
  • Maddy Jones-Excellence with 177 points
  • Azalea Perez-Honor with 90 points
  • Tionna Clevenger-Honor with 86 points
  • Elijah Rogers-Honor with 80 points
  • Norah Klosterman-Honor with 80 points

Debate judges needed Jan. 20-21 for Webb City tournament

 

Two hundred judges are needed Jan. 20-21 for Webb City High School’s 58th annual Winter Classic Speech and Debate Tournament. 

“Without support from staff and community members like you, our team would be unable to take advantage of their many opportunities to reach some great achievements, including competition on the national and international level,” says coach Tiffany Bolin. 

“We know your time is valuable and your schedules are already packed full; as a small token of our gratitude, we will offer a hospitality room for our judges, and it looks to be a great selection of food both days of the tournament. Even just one round of judging goes a long way to help make our tournament and our program a success.

The 8 to 10 a.m. time slot on Saturday morning is in the greatest need of judges.

If you are able to judge, complete this form to sign up. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with Tiffany Bolin (tbolin@wcr7.org) or Nikki Owens (nowens@wcr7.org).

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