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RHS Speech and Debate Team takes top honors

Published on Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team.

The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team.



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The Riverside swim team and cross country team helps flood victims.

The Riverside swim team and cross country team helps flood victims.



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The Riverside swim team and cross country team collected much-needed items for children at an elementary school in Sumter.
 

The Riverside swim team and cross country team collected much-needed items for children at an elementary school in Sumter.

 

The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team took top honors at the 2015 Jimmy Poole Viking Classic Tournament, ranking first out of 33 participating schools.

The team won the overall sweepstakes championship and the Junior Challenge Cup for Outstanding Novices.

Nine RHS students were individual champions: Shelby Peek, Original Oratory; Devin Remley, Informative Speaking; Ceylin Ucok, Program Oral Interpretation; Cindy Li, Radio Announcing; Bayley Murray, Novice Extemporaneous Speaking; Stephen Voelk, Novice Dramatic Interpretation; Erden Ucok, Novice Reading, Dean Lage, Congressional Debate Chamber Two; and Nicholas Haberis, Congressional Debate Chamber One.?

Teams join together to help flood victims

Riverside High School's Swim Teams and Cross Country Team joined together to help flood victims in Sumter. Many of the students at Lemira Elementary School in Sumter were directly affected by recent flood waters and were in need of shoes, clothing, toiletries, etc.

The Swim Riverside teams enlisted the help of the RHS student body to gather needed supplies. When Riverside hosted a Cross Country meet, the competing teams brought supplies to help the cause. T

Riverside Warriors of the Month

Riverside Warriors of the Month for September are: Wyatt Armstrong, Liam Baker, Caylee Bishop, Victor Bryant, Grace Davis, Emma Fletcher, Tyler Gillespie, Peyton Hicks, Asia Hopwood, Arnav Lal, Breo?na Maclin, Madison McClatchey, Jaimie McKeel, Austin Oboril, Vanessa Quiros, Pratamesh Ramasubramanian, Preston Smith, Cameron Thatcher, Chandler Waldrop, Grace West and Carleigh Youmans.

Freshman students are nominated by teachers for the award based on good character, grades, and leadership potential. The following students were honored at a special luncheon.

Writing contest winners announced

The Sequoia, Riverside's art and literary magazine, announced the top four students for the September writing contest:

Brayla Cannon, first place; Anju Saxena, runner up; Amaya Shurick, honorable mention; and Lana Heslop, honorable mention.

The October writing contest theme is "What Goes Bump in the Night?" ?

 

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