MV forensics team shines at league

Marmaton Valley High School drama students earned several top finishes at the Three Rivers League meet Saturday. Two earned state bids in the process.

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February 22, 2022 - 8:46 AM

Marmaton Valley High School forensics team members are, front row from left, Autumn Simpson, Alexis Elam and Carissa Mattox; back row, Pauline Thery and Jeff Spillman. Photo by Halie Luken

BUFFALO — Marmaton Valley High School’s forensics team took home third place Saturday at the Three Rivers League Speech and Drama Championships.

Leading the way were Carissa Mattox, who qualified for state in three events, and Autumn Simpson, who qualified with Mattox in an improvised duet acting skit. Mattox also qualified by taking second in humorous solo acting and impromptu speaking.

Students earning first or second in their respective events qualify for the state meet.

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