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BHS Middle School Forensics Tournament Success

The weekend of April 24 was an exciting one in many Bloomfield Hills School family households, as middle school Forensics students performed their well-rehearsed pieces for three rounds of judging in the virtual Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association (MIFA) Spring Forensics Tournament. Across Bloomfield Hills middle schools, the following students placed in their categories: 

  • Alex Abel (Semi-Finalist, Storytelling)
  • Kailey Bachmann (Semi-Finalist, Dramatic Interpretation for Grades 5-6)
  • Alyssa Greenhut (Semi-Finalist, Storytelling for Grades 5-6)
  • Sloane Jaffe (Semi-Finalist, Dramatic Interpretation)
  • Lola Konzen (3rd Place, Storytelling for Grades 5-6)
  • Khyati Kumar (Semi-Finalist, Dramatic Interpretation for Grades 5-6)
  • Brooke Lazar  (Semi-Finalist, Storytelling)
  • Arya Manohar (Semi-Finalist, Oratory)
  • Lillian Moss (3rd Place, Storytelling)
  • Harper Nagaj (4th Place, Declamation for Grades 5-6)
  • Vera Nikonov (Semi-Finalist, Dramatic Interpretation for Grades 5-6)
  • Hannah Oh (1st Place, Declamation for Grades 5-6)
  • Julianna Owens (Semi-Finalist, Oratory)
  • Isabella Papa (Honorable Mention, Dramatic Interpretation)
  • Ava Pierre (1st Place, Dramatic Interpretation for Grades 5-6)
  • Carmen Rocha (4th place, Original Interpretation)
  • Fernanda Salmon-Perez (5th Place, Declamation)
  • Hayden Schwartzenfeld (2nd Place, Dramatic Interpretation)
  • Oliver Stuart (1st Place, Storytelling for Grades 5-6)
  • Louisa Ullrich (5th Place, Dramatic Interpretation for Grades 5-6)
  • Lillian Weiner (Semi-Finalist, Oratory)
  • Brady Wilson (4th Place, Broadcasting)

Public speaking is the #1 fear of most Americans, and these courageous students stepped outside of their comfort zones to hone their public speaking skills. Congratulations to these students, and to all of our brave Forensics competitors who performed in this year’s middle school Forensics tournament!  

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