Priory Hosts High School Speech Meet
On Sunday, October 19th, the Priory Speech Team hosted the first Christian Interscholastic Speech League (CISL) meet of the 2014-2015 season. More than 150 students and teachers from 11 St. Louis area Catholic high schools were on the Priory campus for the competition. Nine Priory team members participated: George Ahlering, Cesar Azrak, Matt Braddock, Liam Mardis, Bobby Onder, Logan Palliser, Cartan Sumner, Noah Van Bree and Connor Wright. Noah Van Bree received first place blue ribbon honors in the Radio Broadcasting category, while red ribbon honors for excellence were earned by Cesar Azrak (Original Oratory), Cartan Sumner (Extemporaneous) and Connor Wright (Storytelling). Thanks to the team’s new faculty moderator Ann Schaefer and assistant faculty moderator Brother John McCusker for organizing the meet, and to Priory Dad Cartan Sumner for serving one of the judges.