Oakville Speech, Debate Team on a roll

Oakville Speech, Debate Team on a roll

The Oakville High School Speech and Debate Team is on a roll. The team recently took second place overall at the Greater St. Louis Speech Association Tournament, according to a news release. More recently, the Speech and Debate team tied with Parkway West for third place at the Jefferson City Capital Classic Invitational. Twenty-five schools competed, with Parkview taking first and Kickapoo second. In contrast to Parkview’s 76 students, Oakville brought 14. Pictured with the sweepstakes trophy, back row, from left, are: Sean Kleffner, Michael Menkhus, Andrew Ludwig, Emma Sona, Aron Johannsson, Jenny Keeton, Mollie Kohler and Abby Menkhus. Front row, from left, are: Sydney Montague, Katie Kohler, Ellie Sona, Adam Diehl and Olivia Weigl. Not pictured is Vince Marinaro.